I love assert

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 02:04:50 CET 2014


On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 11:12 AM, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
> Most importantly, assertion failures are not supposed to be recovered
> from (within the program). Assertion failures can result in the loss of
> life and limb. They can result in database corruption. They can result
> in monetary losses. They can result in smoke coming out of the monitor.

Or, in theory, AssertionError just prevented any of the above from happening.

ChrisA



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