Python 2.3c1: Raising a string doesn't trigger PendingDeprecationWarning.

Kerim warkid at
Wed Jul 23 10:27:54 CEST 2003

"What's New in Python 2.3"
( says that
"Raising a string will now trigger PendingDeprecationWarning.". But
with Python 2.3c1 it seems that it isn't the case:

Python 2.3c1 (#44, Jul 18 2003, 14:32:36) [MSC v.1200 32 bit (Intel)]
on win32
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> raise 'error'
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?

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