[Python-ideas] IDEA: do not alter default SIGINT handling

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Sun Sep 13 23:35:56 CEST 2009

Bernie Innocenti <bernie at ...> writes:
> If we could break the syntax of "print" statements, I'm sure we
> can also find a satisfactory compromise for CTRL-C handling that
> won't affect more than 0.1% of existing Python programs.

It would actually be a huge compatibility break because finally statments would
no longer be garunteed to execute.

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