[Python-ideas] Yield-From: Handling of GeneratorExit

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Apr 3 09:32:15 CEST 2009

Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> Perhaps I've missed something, but it seems to me that the right limit 
> to use would be the recursion limit, and the right exception to raise 
> would be RecursionError rather than RuntimeError.

I'm not sure about that. The kind of code needed
to cause a problem would be something like

   def i_refuse_to-die():
     while 1:
       	yield 42
       except GeneratorExit:

which looks more like a plain infinite loop than
anything involving recursion, so I think getting
a RecursionError would be more confusing than


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