[Python-Dev] unicode Exception messages in py2.7

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Fri Nov 15 00:02:30 CET 2013

On 11/14/2013 02:59 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 11/14/2013 4:55 PM, Tres Seaver wrote:
>> About the only things I can think of which might break would be doctests,
>> but people *expect* those to break across third-dot releases of Python
>> (one reason why I hate them).
> My impression is that we avoid enhancing correct exception messages in bugfix (third-dot) releases because of both
> doctests and other in-code examination of messages.

But these exception messages are incorrect, and so we are okay to fix them, yes?


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