[Python-Dev] PEP 463: Exception-catching expressions
ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 16:02:41 CET 2014
On 22 February 2014 00:50, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> 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.
Not overbroad in the sense of catching too many different kinds of
exception, overbroad in the sense of covering too much code in the try
Nick Coghlan | ncoghlan at gmail.com | Brisbane, Australia
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