[Python-Dev] Counting collisions for the win

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Sat Jan 21 03:36:32 CET 2012

2012/1/20 Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info>:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> It should derive from BaseException.
> RuntimeError meets that requirement, and it is an existing exception so
> there are no issues with introducing a new built-in exception to a point
> release.
> py> issubclass(RuntimeError, BaseException)
> True

Guido meant a direct subclass.


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