Exception as the primary error handling mechanism?
roy at panix.com
Tue Jan 5 14:15:55 CET 2010
In article <hhv255$giu$1 at speranza.aioe.org>,
r0g <aioe.org at technicalbloke.com> wrote:
> No, but that's why I try not to use languages where you can only return
> a single result, I always found that an arbitrary and annoying
> constraint to have. I leads to ugly practices like "magic" return values
> in C or explicitly packing things into hashtables like PHP, yuk!
Python only lets you return a single result, just like C or C++.
The difference is that in Python it's trivial to build tuples on the fly
and return them. About the closest you get to that in C++ is std::pair,
and that's about 5 bucks short and a week late.
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