[Python-Dev] an alternative to embedding policy in PEP 418 (was: PEP 418: Add monotonic clock)

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Wed Apr 4 19:47:10 CEST 2012

Am 04.04.2012 18:18, schrieb Ethan Furman:
> 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. Please don't force Python users to write pseudo-C code
>> in Python.
> You mean like the dict.get() function?
> --> repr({}.get('missing'))
> 'None'

Strawman: this is not a failure.


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