I don't get why sys.exit(1) doesn't exit the while loop in the follow case

Seebs usenet-nospam at seebs.net
Tue Oct 5 08:07:13 CEST 2010


On 2010-10-05, Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
> In message <87iq1hz6rc.fsf at benfinney.id.au>, Ben Finney wrote:
>> Don't ever use a bare ???except??? unless you know exactly why you're doing
>> so.

> In other news, don???t ever put a loaded gun in your mouth and pull the 
> trigger unless you know exactly why you???re doing so.

I don't think those are at all comparable, I've heard of people who had
plausible arguments for the gun.

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