Working around a lack of 'goto' in python

Stephen Horne steve at ninereeds.fsnet.co.uk
Tue Mar 9 22:52:39 CET 2004


On Tue, 09 Mar 2004 01:34:06 +0000, leeg
<leeg at teaching.physics.ox.ac.uk.valid> wrote:

>Y2KYZFR1 wrote:
>
><snip GOTO>
>> 
>> No stay away from computers until you understand how and why this is.
>
>*points at the Linux kernel source*

Examples of use are not proof that such use is a good thing.

More relevant here, kernal programming is not the kind of job that
Python is designed for. What is justifiable in kernal programming is
not necessarily justifiable for the kinds of applications that are
written in Python. On similar principles, whats justifiable in the
Python source code is not necessarily justifiable in, errrm, Python
source code :-)

Which is not to say that Y2KYZFR1s absolute decree was valid, of
course.


-- 
Steve Horne

steve at ninereeds dot fsnet dot co dot uk



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