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2016-05-31 18:29 GMT+02:00 Soni L. <>:
>> The only reason why you should ever need to catch exceptions is to print
>> error messages, or to protect your program from crashing when doing
>> something dangerous (e.g. calling a external library), especially in Lua,
>> where errors are generally strings not objects.
> You'll hate Python, then.

I am an ex-Pythonista who admired its compactness, orthogonality
and coherence, but was appalled by its profuseness and dependence
on whitespace. Lua to me combined Python's strengths while avoiding
its defects.