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Author amaury.forgeotdarc
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, docs@python, loewis, nemeskeyd
Date 2012-09-06.09:30:43
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Your first point is true, even if the Python zen (try "import this") 
states that "Errors should never pass silently."

For your second point: exceptions are a common thing in Python code.  This is similar to the EAFP principle
Also, this example shows that exceptions can be part of the normal flow control.
Date User Action Args
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2012-09-06 09:30:44amaury.forgeotdarclinkissue15775 messages
2012-09-06 09:30:43amaury.forgeotdarccreate