[Python-ideas] syntax to continue into the next subsequent except block

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Sep 17 02:11:14 CEST 2012

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> The suggestion to add ad-hoc "if <condition>" clauses to random parts
> of the syntax doesn't appeal to me at all.

I wouldn't call it a random part of the syntax. This is
not like the proposals to add if-clauses to while loops,
for loops, etc -- they would just be minor syntactic sugar.
This proposal addresses something that is quite awkward to
express using existing constructs.


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