for / while else doesn't make sense

Lawrence D’Oliveiro lawrencedo99 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 03:53:31 EDT 2016


On Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 3:34:39 PM UTC+12, Dan Sommers wrote:

> I used to write a lot of assembly code, for a lot of different CPUs, and
> they all had a common, versatile looping form which could be arranged in
> different ways to suit the problem at hand.  On most chips, it was (and
> still is) called JMP.  The trouble began with multiple conditional
> branching, call stack maintenance, and those other higher level
> abstractions that made my assembly code so hard to follow.

You’ll notice I don’t use gotos in my code.

Next red-herring example, please...


More information about the Python-list mailing list