is there any overheard with try/except statements?
johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com
Thu Mar 9 02:17:43 CET 2006
John Salerno wrote:
> One of the things I learned with C# is that it's always better to handle
> any errors that might occur within the codes itself (i.e. using if
> statements, etc. to catch potential out of range indexing) rather than
> use too many try/catch statements, because there is some overhead every
> time the program encounters the try.
> Is this the case at all with Python, in terms of extra work or slower
> speed? Or is try/except implemented differently in Python than it is in
> other languages, so that it runs just like any other code?
Thanks guys! I had a feeling exceptions were nothing like in C languages
(i.e. a pain to deal with). :)
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