PEP-0315--Enhanced While Loop: An idea for an alternative syntax

Paul Rubin http
Thu Feb 19 04:02:45 CET 2004


Jeff Epler <jepler at unpythonic.net> writes:

> > I've certainly run into this using urllib2.
> 
> Push the "yucky" while 1: loop into a generator function,
...

> The "while 1:" loop is now so short that a simple glance can take it all
> in, and the site with the logic uses the much clearer 'for' loop.

Yeah, except now you've bloated up your code with another function.
Assignment expression solves this one too.




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