syntax question - if 1:print 'a';else:print 'b'

Christopher Subich csubich.spam.block at
Fri Oct 28 18:25:12 CEST 2005

Steve Holden wrote:

>> On Thu, 2005-10-27 at 14:00, Gregory Piñero wrote:
>>> Not quite because if something(3) fails, I still want something(4) to
>>> run.  
> Then the obvious extension:
> for i in range(20):
>    ...
> but I get the idea that Gregory was thinking of different statements 
> rather than calls to the same function with different arguments.

Sorry for the descendant-reply, but the original hasn't hit my news 
server yet (I think).

It sounds like Gregory wants a Python equivalent of "on error continue 
next," which is really a bad idea almost everywhere.

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