The Most Diabolical Python Antipattern
marko at pacujo.net
Fri Jan 30 16:30:08 CET 2015
Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at gmail.com>:
> The bare raise re-raises the most recent exception that is being
> handled. The "raise e" raises that exception specifically, which is
> not the most recent in the case of a secondary exception.
Scary. That affects all finally clauses. Must remember that.
The pitfall is avoided by using the "except: pass" antipattern but then
you lose exception chaining.
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