Author ncoghlan
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Date 2013-02-11.09:46:44
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On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 11:46 AM, Terry J. Reedy <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
> I am also puzzled by the 'from None' part in
> + raise TypeError("'{!r}' is not a Python function".format(func)) from None
>
> While I remember that being in the pydev discussion and while "raise XyzError from None" executes, it does not seems to be documented for 3.3 in 7.8. The raise statement. (Should this be another issue?) In fact, that section says " if given, the second expression must be another exception class or instance", which excludes None.

That's a separate docs bug - it seems we missed the necessary language
reference updates when implementing PEP 309. The relevant docs are
here: http://docs.python.org/3/library/exceptions.html#built-in-exceptions
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