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Title: Add name attribute to NameError
Type: enhancement Stage: patch review
Components: Interpreter Core Versions: Python 3.9
Status: open Resolution:
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: skreft
Priority: normal Keywords: patch

Created on 2019-08-09 00:30 by skreft, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin.

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PR 6271 skreft, 2019-08-09 00:30
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msg349270 - (view) Author: (skreft) Date: 2019-08-09 00:30
PEP 473 was recently rejected ( because it was too broad and was suggested to be broken down in smaller issues.

This issue is requesting the addition of the optional attribute `name` to `NameError`.

The idea of having a structured attribute is to allow tools to act upon these exceptions. For example you could imagine a test runner which detect typos and suggests the right name to use.

There is a current PR ( adding this functionality, but it may need to be rebased as it has been awaiting a reply since April last year.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:59:18adminsetgithub: 81978
2019-08-24 14:34:03corona10setpull_requests: - pull_request15147
2019-08-24 08:37:47corona10setpull_requests: + pull_request15147
2019-08-24 08:36:55corona10setpull_requests: - pull_request15145
2019-08-24 08:36:28corona10setkeywords: + patch
stage: patch review
pull_requests: + pull_request15145
2019-08-09 00:30:15skreftcreate