Re: Preferred Backup Method?
On Wednesday 05 December 2007, s. keeling wrote:
> David Brodbeck <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > On Dec 5, 2007, at 6:52 AM, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> > > Please don't call this the "Usual Python error recovery problems".
> > > Python allows you to trap all the errors it could discover. You just
> > > have to wrap everything in a try block. So if you're getting error
> > > messages in a stack trace, then call it a bug.
> > Fair enough. It's just that probably 90% of the Python software I've
> > used has had this bug, so I came to assume it was inherent with that
> > programming language.
> You're not alone wrt python problems. My latest run-in was with
> sarplot, which looks like it would be a great tool. It's on
> Sourceforge, it ran on Redhat at one time ... The Python manner of
> parsing env vars has since changed, and now sarplot is irretrievably
> broken, apparently. Damn. Perfectly good software, into the dustbin.
Until someone comes along and spends an hour fixing it.