[Python-ideas] Consistent programming error handling idiom

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Fri Apr 8 16:47:34 EDT 2016

On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 12:47 PM, Rian Hunter <rian at thelig.ht> wrote:

> > On Apr 8, 2016, at 12:02 PM, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> 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.

it already is in advice all over the place: "don't use bare except"

Doesn't mean folks don't do it anyway....



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