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On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 02:15, GrayFace <> wrote:
> - I don't know anyone who doesn't use 'continue', at least from time to
> time.

Me? I'm happy without it. As well as without repeat...until. But if it
would be in a core language it would not ruin my day.

After all, I may always ban it in my coding guidelines (don't know why
would I want to, though).

> - It doesn't break anything, aside from introducing a new key word. Existing
> code will work. The repeat..until issue can be handled during file parsing
> and reported as a bug, naturally.

Well, that is Lua Team decision.

I reacted to a stream of "me too" posts.

I believe that such posts should never be a reason to change a language. ;-)

> I can't agree that position of Lua Team is conservative.

By conservative I mean here something like the opposite of "lets bring
it everything users want".

> The features
> already included in Lua 5.2 aren't of conservative kind and are quite
> questionable.

We've seen a work-in-progress version. Noone says that these features
are here to stay.