[Python-Dev] an alternative to embedding policy in PEP 418 (was: PEP 418: Add monotonic clock)
phd at phdru.name
Wed Apr 4 19:44:49 CEST 2012
On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 05:47:16PM +0200, Lennart Regebro wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 18:07, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> > What's unclear about returning None if no clocks match?
> Nothing, but having to check error values on return functions are not
> what you typically do in Python. Usually, Python functions that fail
> raise an error.
Absolutely. "Errors should never pass silently."
> Please don't force Python users to write pseudo-C code in Python.
+1. Pythonic equivalent of "get_clock(THIS) or get_clok(THAT)" is
for flag in (THIS, THAT):
clock = get_clock(flag)
raise ValueError('Cannot get clock, tried THIS and THAT')
Oleg Broytman http://phdru.name/ phd at phdru.name
Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.
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