Author sandro.tosi
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On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 00:12, R. David Murray <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
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> R. David Murray <rdmurray@bitdance.com> added the comment:
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> Well, you could consider codecs an example in the stdlib of using it, and the doc could be changed to something like "stdlib modules that look up information in specialized data sources may raise this error directly".  Whether this is a good idea or not, I'm not sure, but it feels more logical than ValueError.

Sure, I was just showing my line of reasoning :) I'm ok either way: if
you feel LookupError is best, I'll change shutil.chown() code and also
the doc for LE (about that, is it ok a single patch or 2 separate?)
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