No Do while/repeat until looping construct in python?
marshall at spamhole.com
Thu Mar 13 09:07:23 CET 2003
"William Sonna" <wsonna at attglobal.net> wrote:
> Because the person(s) who decide the language refuse to face up to the
> fact that they screwed up by not including it. Its an obvious flaw that
> dogma prevents from being corrected.
Hmm, that's why Guido published a list of Python regrets, becuase he
is afraid to admit mistakes.
> Its not going to change, either, so file it right next to "self" as the
> second of the two most-hated "features" of the language. The problem is
> that as a relatively small language, you can't escape them.
To love Python, first love thy self.
> The workaround for (no) repeat is to brake after the test placed at the
> end of the loop.
If you don't brake before the test you are liable to hit it ;)
I think that:
if finished = 1: break
is just as good as:
until finished = 1
and it beats having four different loop constructs with different
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