Bad Code Snippet of the Day
On 2/18/2014 11:47 AM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> I call this "Russian Exception Roulette". It came about because of
> some discussions on python-ideas regarding the new PEP 463 and
> exception handling.
> exc = getattr(__builtins__,random.choice(list(filter(lambda x:
> except exc:
> print("You win!")
> Given a function f(), defined elsewhere, what will this do?
I am not sure what you are asking or what your point is. If f happens to
raise the randomly selected exception, it prints 'You win!', otherwise
it does nothing.
> Note that this was developed on Python 3.4, and some of the details
> may be different on other versions (especially 2.x).
Terry Jan Reedy