cascading python executions only if return code is 0
breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Dec 23 04:43:01 CET 2013
On 23/12/2013 03:22, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 2:10 PM, Dennis Lee Bieber
> <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>> Having spent 22 years with VMS, 0 -> success is still a problem to me.
>> Odd result codes (aka True) were 1-success/3-information, even results
>> (False) were 0-warning/2-error/4-fatal
> Having spent a similar amount of time with Unix, C, and various APIs,
> I'm quite used to 0 meaning success and nonzero meaning error.
Another C thing to complain about, with functions like malloc the status
code and value returned are one and the same thing, except that NULL is
failure in this case.
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.
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