Inline assignments

Jorge Godoy godoy at
Thu Mar 9 17:17:47 CET 2006

Duncan Booth <duncan.booth at invalid.invalid> writes:

>  wrote:
>> Coming from a background that exposed me to far too many languages, I
>> find the latter two examples (i.e. use try/except) to be horrible
>> solutions.  It's not a matter of light/heavy weight, it's a matter of
>> using exceptions for normal loop flow control is a really bad idea.
>> 1)  I think it's less clear why the loop works
>> 2)  The possibility (in more complicated examples) that this could mask
>> a real exception (if for example, your function
> I'm waiting for the end of that sentence...

While in the loop to mount the list, there was an exception thrown.  I mean
raised. :-) ;-)

Jorge Godoy      <godoy at>

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- Anything said in Latin sounds smart.

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