Winge IDE Issue - an suggestions?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Fri Dec 17 09:19:52 CET 2004

Mike Thompson wrote:

> File "C:\Python23\Lib\site-packages\elementtree\", line 709, in _write
>   for n in node:
> File "C:\Python23\Lib\site-packages\elementtree\", line 227, in __getitem__
>   return self._children[index]
> The exception is triggered in ElementTree but the code is fine. Something about the Wing IDE 
> debuger is causing this exception to be thrown.

note that the code is using a for-loop to process all items in a container object.  the
IndexError is supposed to tell the for-loop to stop; having a Python IDE report this
as an error is remarkably brain-dead...

(do they stop on StopIteration exceptions too?  or IOError exceptions from open?)


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