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Niels Holst1-Feb-23 21:15
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trønderen2-Feb-23 4:06
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Loop enhancements:

First iteration statements executed in loop context.
An optional 'break code' added to a 'break', to indicate why a loop is prematurely terminated
'Handlers' that executes in the context of the loop, for each break code. 'finally', like in exception handling.

E.g.:
C#
for (record r = head; r; r = r.next) {

  initloop: {
    int iterationCount = 0;
    record trailer = null;
    int accumulated = 0;
  }
  ...
  if (++iterationCount > limit) break : GivingUp;
  ...
  if (r.key == desiredKey) break : RecordFound;
  ...
  trailer = r;
  accumulated += r.value;

  exitbreak (GivingUp): { 
    Console.WriteLine("Possible circular list: " + head.listname;
    Console.WriteLine("Giving up after " + iterationCount + " iterations");
  }

  exitbreak (RecordFound): {               // process r, with access to loop local variables, e.g. 
    if (trailer == null) head = r.next;
    else trailer.next = r.next;
    r.sumOfPreceding = accumulated; 
    // save r on disk 
  }

  exitloop: { 
   Console.Writeline(desiredKey + " not found among " + iterationCount + " records");
  }

  finally: { 
   <actions executed in loop context regardless of exit reason> 
  }
}
This would keep all the action related to the loop as one syntactical unit. It would reduce variable clutter for reporting the loop termination, and termination actions would have access to variables relevant to the loop alone.

The above actions, expressed without these enhancements, would require a handful of (loop) global variables, and the semantics would be spread out before the loop, in the loop and after the loop, not as one syntactical unit. Alternately, the loop body would have several if/else levels of nesting and it would be difficult to identify the exit actions as such.
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