else clauses in while and for loops

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.demon.co.uk
Tue Mar 28 00:52:01 CEST 2000

In article <v0RD4.13$n68.186989568 at newsb.telia.net>, Fredrik Lundh
<effbot at telia.com> writes
>Ralph Corderoy <ralph at inputplus.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> I don't think that is a real need.
>so?  do you suggest that we should remove it, and
>force people to rewrite their perfectly working pro-
>grams, just to make you happy?
>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
Robin Becker

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