Proposal: Extensible exceptions
gale at sefer.org
Tue Jul 8 11:17:06 EDT 2008
>> o For 6.10, make the new Exceptions available so that
>> everyone can start working on switching, but leave old
>> Exceptions as the default so that existing programs still
>> work. Prominently mark old exceptions as deprecated
>> in all documentation.
>> o In the next version, make the new Exceptions the default.
>> Make sure that programs using new Exceptions for 6.10
>> will still work (e.g., leave NewException as an alias for
>> Exception, or whatever).
Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> oh... all that we need to do is just to use new module name for new
Yes, that would be even better. There seems to be an
assumption that the module name will remain the same,
so that is why I suggested the above.
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