for / while else doesn't make sense
lawrencedo99 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 12:24:31 EDT 2016
On Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 3:52:42 AM UTC+12, Rob Gaddi wrote:
> Lawrence D’Oliveiro wrote:
>> The reason why I don’t like this is that there are two ways out of the
>> Python for-statement, and they are written quite differently. Why the
>> asymmetry? Logically, all ways out of a loop are of equal significance.
> I wouldn't say that at all. One is early termination due to success.
> The other is that you've run out of things to try, and exit due to
> exhaustion of the iterator. They're two very different cases...
Different in what way? A loop exit is a loop exit. It causes termination of the loop.
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