Python and the need for speed

Rick Johnson rantingrickjohnson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 11 23:00:01 EDT 2017


On Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:10:00 PM UTC-5, Mikhail V wrote:
> On 12 April 2017 at 00:02, Rick Johnson wrote:
> > On Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:25:48 AM UTC-5, Mikhail V wrote:
> > > Still I miss some old school features in Python, e.g.
> > > "goto" statement would be very useful in some cases.
> >
> > Are you serious?
>
> Not so serious to think it is needed much. And it easy
> enough to imagine where it would be more readable than
> setting up flags and if-blocks just to jump along the
> script.

Oh, you mean a goto that is confined to the realms of
conditional logic? I see... Hmm... perhaps i'm more
supportive of the idea after all. Do you have any Python-
centric code (or pseudo code) examples you can provide that
showcase the power of this proposed feature over the legacy
features?

> n.d., it reminds me also about the discussion about exiting
> from nested loops.

Do you have a link?



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