add an asynchronous exception class

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Sat Mar 4 10:02:14 CET 2006

Paul Rubin wrote:
> "Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at> writes:
>>PEP 348 addresses this by moving special exceptions out of the
>>Exception hierarchy:
> I see that suggestion was rejected (it needed changing the semantics
> of "except:").  Also, PEP 348 was rejected and is a huge, complex
> reorganization of the whole exception system. 

The relevant part of PEP 348 survived as PEP 352.

Robert Kern
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