More random python observations from a perl programmer

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw at
Thu Aug 19 14:45:36 EDT 1999

>>>>> "TC" == Tom Christiansen <tchrist at> writes:

    TC> No, I'm sorry, the expressivity of "break LABEL" and "continue
    TC> LABEL" are much clearer than the cicumlocutions necessary for
    TC> exceptions.

Plus, they'd probably be faster.  This is a good point: being able to
label breaks and continues a la Java would be useful.  I sometimes
miss them in Python but the workarounds are easy enough.

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