[Python-ideas] SyntaxWarning for for/while/else without break or return?
masklinn at masklinn.net
Thu Oct 8 22:31:22 CEST 2009
On 8 Oct 2009, at 21:44 , Terry Reedy wrote:
> You and the OP would force ME to also comment out or delete the
> 'else:' and dedent 'do_b' for no functional reason but merely to
> satisy YOUR esthetic style preference.
That is not the case, and that's the difference between an *error* and
A warning doesn't *force* anything, it merely… warns. If you want to
ignore the warning, you're free to do so. Most of the time, there's
even a switch to disable (or enable, if it's not enabled by default)
the aforementioned warning.
The point of a warning is very much that the code works and is legal,
but *in most case* is not what people would want. If it's what you
want, you're free to go ahead and keep the code as is, ignoring the
warning (or even filtering it out).
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