[Q] Are Exceptions used that much in practice?
paulp at ActiveState.com
Tue Dec 12 08:57:17 CET 2000
Jerome Mrozak wrote:
> I realize that Python allows me to catch exceptions. But being a novice
> I'm not sure if they are used much in the 'real world'.
Yes. For instance if
* a file cannot be opened,
* a network socket goes down,
* a user hits Ctrl-C,
* an XML file has a typo in it,
For various reasons you might want to catch all of these circumstances.
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