Patrik Sundberg wrote:
> 
> 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.

Unless he's looking for a way to hook @line_count so that the block is
executed as soon as an assignment to @line_count makes the condition
true.