[Python-Dev] Wishlist: dowhile
eric.nieuwland at xs4all.nl
Tue Jun 14 22:57:35 CEST 2005
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> On 6/14/05, Eric Nieuwland <eric.nieuwland at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> From Programming Languages 101 I remember this construct in Algol 68.
>> It was then claimed to be *the* universal loop construct. If that is
>> true __and__ it is easy to implement, I'd say +INF for PEP 315.
> It's true, but this both dates you (A68 has been dead for several
> decades) and locates you: it was said that A68's popularity was
> inversely proportional to (the square of?) the distance from
> Amsterdam. It also dates and locates me. :-)
Lucky me ;-)
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