How Best to Coerce Python Objects to Integers?

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue Jan 3 17:42:52 EST 2017


On 01/03/2017 01:41 PM, breamoreboy at gmail.com wrote:

> Hi all, I'd suggest that this [1] is not one of the greatest articles
>  ever written about Python exception handling.  Other opinions are welcome.

Aside from calling "except Exception" a "naked except" I think it's decent.  He walks through the problem, explains the rationale, and only has one line of code guarded by the except clause.

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~Ethan~

[1] http://blog.pyspoken.com/2017/01/02/how-best-to-coerce-python-objects-to-integers/


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