[Python-ideas] PEP 3151: Reworking the OS and IO exception hierarchy

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Mon Jul 26 17:34:12 CEST 2010

On 24 Jul, 2010, at 23:47, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:

> 2010/7/24 Ivan Pozdeev <vano at mail.mipt.ru>:
> ..
>>> Why would you consider new classes that would be based on a survey of
>>> the errnos that developers actually check for in published code to be
>>> "arbitrary"?
>> Since the list would be a sole opinion of some people who take part in
>> the survey, you'll be constantly faced with demands of other people
>> who want to have "shortcuts" for something else too.
> I think you misunderstood the survey methodology.  It was not a survey
> of developers, instead large bodies of code were examined.   There is
> nothing arbitrary or subjective in this approach.
> FWIW, am +1 on the PEP.

Same here, I'm +1 as well. The PEP is clear and solves a definite problem with a well though-out methodology.


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