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How about `skip' or `next'?

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 8:17 AM, David Kastrup <> wrote:
> Mark Hamburg <> writes:
>> If one must have continue, and I will admit to missing it fairly routinely in some code, then there are a couple of simple options with respect to the scope rule:
>> 1. Disallow continue when the innermost loop is a repeat/until loop.
>> 2. Disallow access to variables defined inside the loop in the condition portion of a repeat/until that also includes a continue statement.
> What about
> 3. continue means to restart iteration at the top even in repeat-until,
>   unlike C's behavior.
> In that way, the scope of the condition is irrelevant.  If you think
> that this might confuse C users, call it "reloop" or "reiterate" or
> "loop" or whatever instead of "continue".
> I think that behavior would be more useful anyway.  "continue" implies
> restarting some loop in a short circuit, and the whole point of
> repeat..until is that the condition is only fully established once you
> have completed the body, so the short circuit way is not likely to have
> established all the material for a useful evaluation of the loop
> condition, anyway.
> --
> David Kastrup