raising classes

Robert Amesz sheershion at mailexpire.com
Wed Aug 21 15:04:53 CEST 2002

Aahz wrote:

> Before I add to the current high volume on python-dev, does anyone
> know why the exception mechanism uses class objects rather than
> class instances.  In other words, why don't we do
>     raise Exception()

Well -- I *do* raise exceptions that way. From the day I learned that 
an exception is just a class instance. I like consistency.

Robert Amesz

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