[Python-ideas] Consistent programming error handling idiom

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Fri Apr 8 16:06:24 EDT 2016

On 04/08/2016 12:47 PM, Rian Hunter wrote:
>> On Apr 8, 2016, at 12:02 PM, Chris Barker wrote:

>> I agree with Chris A's point:
>> Any unhandled Exception is a bug. Simple as that.
> I'm happy with that interpretation. If that was codified in a style
 > document accessible to newbies I think that would help achieve a
 > more consistent approach to exceptions.
> Yet something dark and hideous inside me tells me except-log loops
 > will continue to be pervasive and bugs will continue to be ignored
 > in a large number of Python programs.

Sadly, the language cannot force someone to investigate problems instead 
of ignoring them.  :(


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