[Python-ideas] exit as a statement

BJörn Lindqvist bjourne at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 17:45:07 CET 2008

On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 4:51 PM, Calvin Spealman
<ironfroggy at socialserve.com> wrote:
> This has been discussed to death several times before. I remember the
>  rationale against doing something different to have various reasons.

I haven't seem the statement idea discussed before.

>  No one likes adding statements, for one thing (we have a tendency to
>  move things out of keyword-space, not into it).

What would the disadvantages of adding exit as a statement be? Would
it make Python worse? Is there any other non-magical and
straightforward solution to make exit to "do what I mean"?

mvh Björn

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