list and implicit continuation may cause bugs in Python programs

Skip Montanaro skip at
Tue Jul 17 13:12:35 EDT 2001

    Marcin> But how to rewrite it? I'm not sure if I like this:

    Marcin>   for i in list:
    Marcin>     if cond:
    Marcin>       do_something
    Marcin>     else:
    Marcin>       pass
    Marcin>   else:
    Marcin>     somethingelse

As they say, "explicit is better than implicit".

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