I love assert

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 00:02:21 CET 2014


On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 3:48 PM, Anton <anschatten at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 2:42:19 PM UTC-8, Ian wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 3:13 PM, Anton <an... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > If the code is run optimized and asserts are ignore CONFUSED statement would still not be handled and you will not know about it.
>> > I would do something like:
>>
>> There's no way to make the CONFUSED status be handled without actually
>> changing the code. The difference is that this version will not
>> incorrectly treat CONFUSED as WARNING; it just won't do anything at
>> all if the code is optimized.
>
> Right, but the goal is not to make the CONFUSED status be handled without coding, but to be notified about an unknown status code and act accordingly.

Sure, which is why you and I have both suggested raising a RuntimeError instead.



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