[Python-ideas] Updating PEP 315: do-while loops

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Sun Apr 26 04:43:41 CEST 2009

[Larry Hastings]
>> Probably everyone has an opinion on these, but I don't any think those 
>> could be called bike-shedding.  The spelling does matter and hopefully 
>> the cleanest solution can be found.
> I couldn't quite parse that, but I sure hope it meant "I'm up for yet 
> another round of discussion".

Yes. Absolutely.

Though I would like a fair hearing for the "do ... while <cond>:" proposal.
To my eyes, it has clear meaning and sucks less than every alternative
that I've seen so far.


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