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Re^2: for loop localisation bug?

by SavannahLion (Pilgrim)
on Dec 29, 2003 at 18:28 UTC ( [id://317493] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: for loop localisation bug?
in thread for loop localisation bug?

Frankly I wouldn't have it another way - more than a few times have I found the persisting iteration variable value behaviour of FOR loops in Pascal and C annoying, and more than a few times have I found the aliasing behaviour of Perl's foreach useful.

Just to throw my two pennies in on this one. I feel that that's merely the, "feature set," of the different languages. There are different instances where I would rather have the iteration variable persist and other times where I don't want it to persist.

I guess what I'm saying is that not every language can meet the needs of every situation nor make every developer happy. I can't vouch for anyone else, but that's why I have so many different languages installed. Different tools for different needs.

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