Re: Is this PEP-able? fwhile

Discussion in 'Python' started by MRAB, Jun 24, 2013.

  1. MRAB

    MRAB Guest

    On 24/06/2013 23:35, Chris Angelico wrote:
    > On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 8:30 AM, Tim Chase
    > <> wrote:
    >> On 2013-06-25 07:38, Chris Angelico wrote:
    >>> Python has no issues with breaking out of loops, and even has
    >>> syntax specifically to complement it (the 'else:' clause). Use
    >>> break/continue when appropriate.

    >>
    >> from minor_gripes import breaking_out_of_nested_loops_to_top_level

    >
    > True. There are times I do wish for a 'goto'. But if goto were
    > implemented, I would also use it for jumping _into_ loops, and I'm not
    > sure that's going to make the feature popular :)
    >

    I think a better way would be to label the outer loop somehow and then
    break out of it by name.
    MRAB, Jun 24, 2013
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