More random python observations from a perl programmer

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Thu Aug 19 20:45:36 CEST 1999


>>>>> "TC" == Tom Christiansen <tchrist at mox.perl.com> 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.
    
-Barry




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