[Python-Dev] (#19562) Asserts in Python stdlib code (datetime.py)

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Nov 16 16:09:23 CET 2013

On 16 November 2013 23:17, Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 16, 2013 at 3:51 AM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>> If user input can trigger an assert, then the code should raise a normal
>> exception that will not disappear with -OO.
> May I assert that -OO should instead be killed?

"I don't care about embedded devices" is not a good rationale for
killing features that really only benefit people running Python on
such systems.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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