Status of PEPs?

Thomas Reichelt XXNOSPAMXX at gibts.net
Fri Jul 2 12:20:32 CEST 2004


Ville Vainio wrote:


> Many features are only attractive because some other language has it,
> and people mistakenly believe that python should have it too. do-while
> is an example of a worthless feature that people think they want, but
> that really adds nothing to
> 
> 
> while 1:
>   do stuff
>   if condition:
>     break

Well, in my opinion this kind of defeats the purpose of a while-loop. The
original intention is to test the condition in the while-statement, and not
to set up an infinite loop and break out somewhere. The behavior of while
(1) { } even generates a warning in other languages...

-- 
greetz tom



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