On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 06:01:18AM +0900, Tobias Reif wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> would this be worth an RCR?
> 
> We have
>   until
> ; how about adding
>   as_soon_as
> ?
> 
> for example
> 
> as_soon_as @line_count > max
>   raise 'too many lines'
> end
> 
> There are ways to achive the same effect, but as_soon_as (or any other 
> equivalent name) might express the intent clearer.

the word you're looking for is the while-loop common to many languages and it
is magically enough already present in ruby too.
:) 

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