[Python-ideas] "While" suggestion

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Fri Jul 4 04:58:27 CEST 2008

From: "BJörn Lindqvist" <bjourne at gmail.com>
>  I would definitely prefer a do-until or do-while construct instead.

I co-authored a PEP for a do-while construct and it died solely because we couldn't find a good pythonic syntax.  The proposed 
while-as construct will neatly solve some of the use cases -- the rest will have to live with what we've got.


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