for / while else doesn't make sense

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at
Thu Jun 2 16:46:46 EDT 2016

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 2:09 PM, Rob Gaddi
<rgaddi at highlandtechnology.invalid> wrote:
> The limited variable scoping is the only thing missing, and you can get
> around that by telling yourself you're not going to use that variable
> again, and then believing you on the matter.

Or you can actually limit the variable scope using a function:

def the_loop():
    for loopvar in range(initial_value, limit+1):
        if found_what_im_looking_for:
            return it

thing_i_was_looking_for = the_loop()

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