7 months ago Paul Boddie Renamed the utf8string class to unicode, eliminating the unicode function. This means that the simple case of merely returning an object if it is already a Unicode object no longer occurs when using the unicode callable, but such behaviour might be better supported with more general customised instantiation functionality.
     1 # Raise an instance of TypeError.     2      3 try:     4     raise TypeError()     5 except TypeError, exc:     6     print "Handled", exc     7      8 # Raise TypeError, causing instantiation.     9     10 try:    11     raise TypeError    12 except TypeError, exc:    13     print "Handled", exc