[Python-Dev] PEP 463: Exception-catching expressions
solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Feb 22 11:17:56 CET 2014
On Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:09:07 +1100
Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 8:58 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > On Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:29:27 +1100
> > Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Which means that, fundamentally, EAFP is the way to do it. So if PEP
> >> 463 expressions had existed from the beginning, hasattr() probably
> >> wouldn't have been written - people would just use an
> >> except-expression instead.
> > Really? hasattr() is much easier to write than the corresponding
> > except-expression.
> But would it be sufficiently easier to justify the creation of a
Well, can you propose the corresponding except-expression?
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