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Author cwg
Recipients Arfrever, Guido.van.Rossum, asvetlov, barry, brett.cannon, chris.jerdonek, cvrebert, cwg, eric.snow, ezio.melotti, gvanrossum, jcea, pitrou, python-dev, serhiy.storchaka, theller
Date 2018-02-26.23:39:03
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In the above, please replace "understand the decision" by "understand the usefulness of it".

In the above discussion, as an alternative to a new exception, it was proposed to add an attribute to ImportError ('reason'), but then people seemed to agree that this is quite useless outside of importlib (msg192261).  But then I don't understand why the original idea of the exception was revived.
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