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Author r.david.murray
Recipients asmodai, catherinedevlin, georg.brandl, heikki, jminka, loewis, r.david.murray
Date 2009-05-03.22:21:27
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On Sun, 3 May 2009 at 08:55, Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven wrote:
> I am just wondering why we want to be quite different from how many
> other languages are approaching the issue. Sure enough, we can use a
> try: construct, but it kind of defeats the principle of least
> astonishment by being different from the rest on this issue.

Only if you imagine that the principal applies to expectations inherited
from other languages.  In a Python context, which is what the principle
actually refers to, it would be astonishing if the error were to be
silently ignored.
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