[Python-Dev] Counting collisions for the win
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Sat Jan 21 03:37:25 CET 2012
On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 6:33 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> 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
> py> issubclass(RuntimeError, BaseException)
Sorry, I was ambiguous. I meant it should not derive from Exception.
It goes RuntimeError -> StandardError -> Exception -> BaseException.
--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
More information about the Python-Dev