How to break out of two nested for loops?

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Thu Jan 24 02:09:07 CET 2002

In article <slrna4ukor.1fp.Gareth.McCaughan at g.local>,
Gareth McCaughan <Gareth.McCaughan at> wrote:
>I'm not saying that no one should use exceptions for ordinary
>control flow in Python. I'm saying that if someone is uncomfortable
>about doing that then that doesn't indicate that their brain is
>hopelessly un-Pythonic. That's all.

The comment that I flamed compared exceptions to gotos.  That goes too
far beyond simple discomfort IMO, given the nature of Python's design.
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