[Python-Dev] PEP 463: Exception-catching expressions

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Feb 21 15:50:26 CET 2014

On Sat, 22 Feb 2014 00:28:01 +1000
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Neither of these objections addresses the problems with the status quo, though:
> - the status quo encourages overbroad exception handling (as
> illustrated by examples in the PEP)

I don't get this. Using the proper exception class in a "try...except"
suite is no more bothersome than using the proper exception class in
this newly-proposed construct.



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