Question about exception-handling mechanism
moshez at math.huji.ac.il
Tue Apr 25 19:47:55 CEST 2000
On Tue, 25 Apr 2000 willfg at my-deja.com wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm new to Python, but find its exception handling mechanism much
> more powerful than comparable languages; but a question was put to me
> that being new I can't come up with a very articulate answer. A
> colleague asked why in an exception handling mechanism you'd want the
> ELSE block to be executed if you don't throw an exception as opposed to
> a FINALLY block. Anyone used this feature in practice? Thanks in
> advance for your input, -- Will
Lots of time.
Consider some sort of
fp = open(file)
return 0 # it doesn't exist
To check if a certain file is both readable and is a zip-file. You don't
want the except to cover the "read" -- an error in read is unexpected.
Moshe Zadka <mzadka at geocities.com>.
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