break LABEL vs. exceptions + PROPOSAL

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Wed Nov 18 13:31:51 CET 2009


On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 4:05 AM, Lo'oris <looris at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've found this email, back from 10 years ago:
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/1999-September/009983.html
>
> I guess it went unnoticed, because that proposal looks really
> intresting.
>
> • break labels have been refused into python
> • we can do it anyway using exceptions
> • this is a proposal for something better, resembling "the exception
> way" and much more powerful and python-like than break labels

You're gonna have to wait 18-24 months:
http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3003/

Also, the python-ideas list might be a better forum for discussing
this than the general-interest list:
http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-ideas

Cheers,
Chris
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