[Python-Dev] PEP 409 and the stdlib
R. David Murray
rdmurray at bitdance.com
Mon May 20 16:50:03 CEST 2013
On Mon, 20 May 2013 07:12:07 -0700, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> As a case in point, base64.py is currently getting a bug fix, and also
> contains this code:
> def b32decode(s, casefold=False, map01=None):
> for i in range(0, len(s), 8):
> quanta = s[i: i + 8]
> acc = 0
> for c in quanta:
> acc = (acc << 5) + b32rev[c]
> except KeyError:
> raise binascii.Error('Non-base32 digit found')
> raise binascii.Error('Incorrect padding')
> Does the KeyError qualify as irrelevant noise?
I don't see that it is of benefit to suppress it.
> If we're not going to suppress the originating error I think we should
> at least change the double trace back message as it implies two
> failures, instead of just one.
I don't understand what you want to do here.
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