[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Off topic] Proving an impossibility

Jon Fairbairn jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Sep 5 05:36:47 EDT 2007

Sterling Clover <s.clover at gmail.com> writes:

> of course you could rewrite this in a while loop too
> although you'd  have to use an assignment, but at least
> still not one with a silly  "done" variable.

People seem to have overlooked the bit of Algol68 I posted,
so I'll repeat it

While If E 
      Then S; F
      Else False
Do T

No break, no extra variables and natural to an A68
programmer, in fact much the same as a recursive function in

Jón Fairbairn                                 Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk

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