Re-raising exceptions with modified message

Christoph Zwerschke cito at
Thu Jul 5 20:15:16 CEST 2007

Neil Cerutti wrote:
> The documentation for BaseException contains something that might
> be relevant:
>    [...] If more data needs to be attached to the exception,
>    attach it through arbitrary attributes on the instance. All
> Users could get at the extra info you attached, but it wouldn't
> be automatically displayed by the interpreter.

Yes, that's the problem here. It wouldn't be displayed automatically and 
the users must be aware of this attribute. I'd like to have a more 
transparent solution.

-- Chris

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