cascading python executions only if return code is 0

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Fri Dec 27 19:00:38 CET 2013

On 27/12/2013 01:44, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 12:37 PM, Roy Smith <roy at> wrote:
>> In article <mailman.4567.1387819120.18130.python-list at>,
>>   Ethan Furman <ethan at> wrote:
>>> Mostly I don't want newbies thinking "Hey!  I can use assertions for all my
>>> confidence testing!"
>> How about this one, that I wrote yesterday;
>>          assert second >= self.current_second, "time went backwards"
>> I think that's pretty high up on the "can never happen" list.
> assert second >= self.current_second, "user changed the clock"
> ChrisA

assert "shoot admin who gave user too much privilege" ?

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what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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