Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> If accepted, this would also solve the feature requests for various > functions to have default arguments.> For example:>> x = min(seq) except ValueError else 0 # default to zero for > empty sequences>> It would also be helpful in calculations that have algebraic > restrictions:>> sample_std_deviation = sqrt(sum(x - mu for x in seq) / (len(seq)-1)) > except ZeroDivisionError else float('Inf')>>> Raymond
Yes, exactly the situations I keep coding around.
Jeffrey E. McAninch, PhD
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Email: mcaninch at lanl.gov