peter at engcorp.com
Tue Aug 20 01:17:41 CEST 2002
> 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()
Heh... some of us do exactly that! :) In fact, I wasn't aware it
was possible to do it any other way.
Just another case of Python doing what you think it ought to do.
I came to Python after the old style was no longer the only style,
and never thought to read the docs on how to raise exceptions
because "raise <instance>" just did what I want when I tried it.
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