try... except with unknown error types

gene heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Tue Aug 23 10:43:18 CEST 2011


On Tuesday, August 23, 2011 04:42:04 AM Chris Angelico did opine:

> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 8:21 AM, Paul Rubin <no.email at nospam.invalid> 
wrote:
> > Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> writes:
> >> Ehh, granted. Definitely a case of "should". But certainly, there
> >> won't be an infinite number of new exceptions invented;
> > 
> > Right, the number is finite, but the issue is that it's unknown.  It's
> > like never knowing whether you've fixed the last bug in a program.
> 
> Yeah. Oh, I know when I've fixed the last bug in a program. It's the
> day the program gets deleted. Until then? Nope.
> 
> ChrisA

OTOH, ChrisA, I have it on good authority that no program is ever finished, 
until someone shoots the programmer.  :)

Cheers, gene
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