[Tutor] Catching OLE error

Bernard Lebel 3dbernard at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 16:27:24 CEST 2005


Thanks Danny.


Bernard


On 7/14/05, Danny Yoo <dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> 
> > > So the errors are getting raised before Python even knows there is a
> > > problem, so it cannot catch them in an except block. From my very
> > > limited expoerience of COM programming I'd guess that there is a type
> > > mismatch somewhere either in the data you are passing in or in the
> > > data you are getting back.
> > >
> > > But thats just a guess based on the fact that at lreast 80% of my COM
> > > programming errors have been data type inconsistencies!
> 
> > I'll check it out.
> 
> Hi Bernard,
> 
> There was some previous discussion about this on the main Python newsgroup
> around 2002:
> 
>     http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-May/106238.html
>     http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-May/106257.html
> 
> I'm not sure if this situation has improved much since then; you may want
> to check with the python-win32 list and see what they say:
> 
>     http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-win32
> 
> Good luck to you!
> 
>


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