On 25 February 2011 11:09, Godefroid Chapelle <got...@bubblenet.be> wrote:
> Le 25/02/11 12:03, Laurence Rowe a écrit :
>> On 25 February 2011 10:58, Godefroid Chapelle<got...@bubblenet.be> wrote:
>>> I find a few string exceptions leftover in Zope 2.13 code.
>>> However, they are not allowed anymore in Python 2.6.
>>> I guess that the remaining string exceptions are in dead/semidead code.
>>> What practice has been followed until now regarding fixing those
>>> exceptions ?
>> According to this doc,
>> "String exceptions are still supported in the interpreter to allow
>> existing code to run unmodified, but this will also change in a future
>> It will of course be important to fix these before we move to Python
>> 3.x, but I would expect that the dead/semidead code will not be
> I just tried to run the code hereunder with Python 2.6.5:
> def main():
> raise "Abc"
> This is what I get :
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "test.py", line 4, in <module>
> File "test.py", line 2, in main
> raise "Abc"
> TypeError: exceptions must be old-style classes or derived from
> BaseException, not str
> I am not sure what the documentation above means but it seems to be text
> that was not fixed...
Reported in http://bugs.python.org/issue11317
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