else clauses in while and for loops

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.demon.co.uk
Wed Mar 29 00:21:15 CEST 2000


In article <s5ZD4.45$n68.170402816 at newsb.telia.net>, Fredrik Lundh
<effbot at telia.com> writes
>Robin Becker <robin at jessikat.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> >or maybe we could use all that energy to work on
>> >something more important?
>>
>> I guess a lot of perfectly working programs will get broken by the
>> removed bugs in the upcoming 1.6. Anyhow saying it's not a real need
>> isn't the same as demanding it be removed. I find this usage a bit of a
>> mis-feature, but I'm not pushing for uniqueness of expression as some
>> do.
>
>none of the changes in 1.6 will require rewriting possibly large
>sections of code.
>
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Perhaps not, but anyone using append(1,2,3,4) will get bitten.
Presumably there are other mis-features waiting to bite. If nothing
changes what's the point? 
-- 
Robin Becker



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