GOTO w/ Python?

Gerhard Häring gerhard at bigfoot.de
Fri Jun 21 16:00:33 CEST 2002


In article <Xns923496C17397Frcamesz at amesz.demon.nl>, Robert Amesz wrote:
> The most goto-like contructs in Python are 'return' (which exits from a 
> function/method before the end is reached) and 'break' (which exits a 
> loop, continuing with statement followin that loop).

And 'continue', which immediately goes to the beginning of the loop.

Speaking of which, unlike in some other languages, 'break' and 'continue'
cannot be used with named loops, so you need exceptions in this case.

Gerhard
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