[Python-ideas] Map and filter should also convert StopIteration to RuntimeError

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Fri Dec 12 23:33:42 CET 2014

On 12/12/2014 02:11 PM, Oscar Benjamin wrote:
> On 12 December 2014 at 21:59, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
>> It is considered prone to hard to find and understand bugs -- which was the
>> motivation for the PEP.
> The same reasoning applies here. I had a bug like this and it was
> data-dependent, hard to reproduce, and there was no exception to hook
> a debugger onto or stack trace to give information.

And now it will raise an exception at the point where the error actually occurred.

Having gone through that experience I would have thought you would be more in favor of the change.


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