PEP 317: Eliminate Implicit Exception Instantiation

Erik Max Francis max at
Mon Jun 9 11:54:03 CEST 2003

Steven Taschuk wrote:

> This PEP proposes the formal deprecation and eventual elimination of
> forms of the ``raise`` statement which implicitly instantiate an
> exception.

I agree with all this, and support the PEP, but must admit it's going to
involve some effort changing.  I've gotten way too used to the old way
of raising exceptions.

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