How to break out of two nested for loops?

Mark Hammond mhammond at
Fri Jan 25 18:55:14 EST 2002

Alex Martelli wrote:
> "Laura Creighton" <lac at> wrote in message
> news:mailman.1011889735.22267.python-list at
>>Last night I got to thinking that instead of _except_
>>what I would like as the keyword is _discover_

> Cool.  Or maybe 'expect' -- a mental-typo I do make
> sometimes for 'except' when I am _expecting_ the
> _exception_ to happen...:-).

Actually, I think "expect" is perfect, and have indeed made the same 
typo.  The exception is obviously expected by virtue of the handler.

And an unqualified handler could use

   expect the unexpected:


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