Newbie - Stuck

Theerasak Photha hanumizzle at
Tue Oct 10 11:36:06 CEST 2006

On 10/9/06, Christoph Haas <email at> wrote:

> Yes, I know Perl makes "0" from anything that doesn't look like a number
> but Python's principle is to never hide errors while Perl makes certain
> assumptions. So Python prefers to complain.

And raises real exceptions moreover, instead of leaving you with a
string and holding the bag. I still like Perl after a fashion, but
c'mon, Konrad Zuse thought of real exceptions handling in

-- Theerasak

More information about the Python-list mailing list