newbie question: nop statement for try/except

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Mar 16 14:24:19 CET 2004


leo wrote:

> hi there
> 
> the "try/[except|finally]" construct seems to need the second part "except"
> resp. "finally" due to syntactical reasons.
> 
> but in some cases i guess i do not need any statement in the second
> part. but just carrying on without an idented block doesn't work.
> 
> so, is there something a no-operation statement?

"pass"

(Without the quotes.)

(Actually, with the quotes would work too, for reasons I'll leave up to
the reader to find out. :-)

-Peter



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