[Python-Dev] more pyref: continue in finally statements
fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon May 1 20:11:08 CEST 2006
the language reference says:
continue may only occur syntactically nested in a for or while loop,
but not nested in a function or class definition or finally statement
within that loop. /.../
It may occur within an except or else clause. The restriction on occurring
in the try clause is implementor's laziness and will eventually be lifted.
and it looks like the new compiler still has the same issue:
$ python test.py
File "test.py", line 5:
SyntaxError: 'continue' not supported inside 'finally' clause
how hard would it be to fix this ?
(shouldn't the "try clause" in the note read "finally clause", btw? "continue"
within the "try" suite seem to work just fine...)
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