[Python-Dev] Announcing PEP 3136

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Oct 1 02:05:49 CEST 2009

Yuvgoog Greenle wrote:

> When is the else after a loop executed?
 > 1. When the loop isn't entered at all.
> 2. When the loop terminates through exhaustion of the list (does this
> include when the list was empty?)
> 3. When the loop didn't exit because of a break statement.

1 and 3 are just special cases of 2, when you include
the empty-list case. So you're making it more complicated
in your mind than it really is.

> Any chances of cleaning this one up for python 4?

I doubt that many other people will see anything
here that needs cleaning up.


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