[Python-Dev] Re: anonymous blocks

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Apr 29 06:46:56 CEST 2005

Steven Bethard wrote:
> """
> A block-statement is much like a for-loop, and is also used to iterate
> over the elements of an iterable object.

No, no, no. Similarity to a for-loop is the *last* thing
we want to emphasise, because the intended use is very
different from the intended use of a for-loop. This is
going to give people the wrong idea altogether.

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