On 25 February 2011 11:14, Godefroid Chapelle <got...@bubblenet.be> wrote:
> Le 25/02/11 12:03, Hanno Schlichting a écrit :
>>> I find a few string exceptions leftover in Zope 2.13 code.
>>> >
>>> >  What practice has been followed until now regarding fixing those
>>> >  exceptions ?
>> Just upgrade them to new-style exception classes. Since string
>> exceptions cannot possibly work anymore, we cannot make things worse
>> by fixing them.
>>
>> Hanno
>
> What about deciding to kill that code ?
>
> I guess it is a bit early because not enough people did migrate to 2.12
> or later.

These statements now raise a TypeError instead of a string exceotion,
which in most cases should be functionally equivalent. There's no
guarantee that the code is dead.

> Where should those fixes happen ?
>
> 2.13 branch and trunk I suppose

This seems sensible.

Laurence
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