inline exception handling in python

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Fri Aug 13 07:42:01 CEST 2010


On Thu, 12 Aug 2010 14:19:13 -0400, wheres pythonmonks wrote:

> I think the problem in my case is best solved by look before you leap,
> or a wrapper function.  [I just hate function call overhead for this. ]

Sounds suspiciously like premature micro-optimization to me. Function 
call overhead is tiny compared to the cost of catching an exception, and 
probably of a similar cost to looking before you leap.


-- 
Steven



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