Why no try-except-finally ?
jcb at iteris.com
Wed Nov 5 18:50:33 CET 2003
I look at it this way. You are either handling exceptions or you are
letting them propagate up the stack. If you handle them, then there
is no need for the finally as you will remain in the function and you
can release resources at the bottom of the try/except block.
#release resources here
If you are letting all exceptions propagate up the stack then there is
no except clause
finally: #release resources
Of course there may be cases where some exceptions are handled and
others are not. Or an exception is partially handled, and then
rethrown. In these cases, it seems a try/catch/finally idiom would be
I believe that Delphi works the same way as Python in this regard.
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