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- Subject: RE: for loops
- From: Bret Mogilefsky <mogul@...>
- Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 10:38:40 -0800
I too miss break and continue... Also, I think the "FOR" notation below
far beats the proposed one... It makes sense as you read it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carlos Augusto Teixeira Mendes [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, October 30, 1997 4:29 AM
> To: Bret Mogilefsky
> Subject: Re: for loops
> At 15:07 29/10/97 -0200, you wrote:
> >We'd like your opinion on whether we should add a FOR loop to Lua:
> >1. Do you miss FOR loops?
> Yes, I do miss for loops, and also miss "break" and "continue"
> >2. What syntax would you suggest?
> Well, thats a matter of taste, but I would suggest:
> FOR statement1 WHILE expression THEN statement2 DO block END
> In my opinion, it reflects in a better way the real order of execution
> statement1, expression and statement2.
> Carlos Augusto.