[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] peps: Reject PEP 315.
lukasz at langa.pl
Wed Jun 26 19:10:03 CEST 2013
On 26 cze 2013, at 18:18, R. David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:39:07 +0200, lukasz.langa <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
>> - Deferred; see
>> + Rejected; see
>> + http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-ideas/2013-June/021610.html
>> + This PEP has been deferred since 2006; see
>> Subsequent efforts to revive the PEP in April 2009 did not
>> meet with success because no syntax emerged that could
>> - compete with a while-True and an inner if-break.
>> + compete with the following form:
>> - A syntax was found for a basic do-while loop but it found
>> - had little support because the condition was at the top:
>> + while True:
>> + <setup code>
>> + if not <condition>:
>> + break
>> + <loop body>
>> - do ... while <cond>:
>> - <loop body>
>> + Users of the language are advised to use that form when a do-while
>> + loop would have been appropriate.
> Why delete the information about what was found wanting?
This was a mention of an alternative possible syntax. I don't feel it was worth keeping this particular one while not discussing any other alternatives at all. If you'd rather keep this information, it would be better off to have it to an "Alternative approaches" section.
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