How Best to Coerce Python Objects to Integers?

Ethan Furman ethan at
Mon Jan 2 21:42:52 EST 2017

On 01/03/2017 01:41 PM, breamoreboy at 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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