exceptions beyond errors?

Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de) g2h5dqi002 at sneakemail.com
Tue Jun 10 04:30:29 CEST 2003

Terry Reedy wrote:
> This has now been incorporated in the dict.get method so one can
> instead write
> x = mydict.get(key, defaultvalue)

But the exception form is still useful if evaluating
defaultvalue is expensive and you only want to do it
if you really need it.

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand

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