while true: !!!

D-Man dman at res137a-039.rh.rit.edu
Sat Dec 16 18:32:41 CET 2000


On Sat, Dec 16, 2000 at 04:45:07PM +0000, Steve Lamb wrote:
> 
> while 1:
>   if cond:
>     break
>   do something
> 

why not

while ( !cond ) :
	do something

It involves less typing and more importantly shows the next reader
when the loop should end.  I strongly dislike the fake infinite loops
like "while 1 :".

-D


PS.  I haven't been following most of this thread, so forgive me if
this has already come up.





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