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An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
Not true. An exception unwinds the stack calling destructors as it goes. Longjmp just restores registers and jumps up the stack. They're very different beasts.
C++ Exception handling is actually quite complex with a number of unintuitive gotchas. Sadly, it's been a great source of compiler bugs too.
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