I discovered some time ago that the GOTO control keyword was introduced in PHP 5.3.0. http://php.net/manual/en/control-structures.goto.php Why did it happen? What are the language design goals ...
I've read a lot about how GoTo was considered harmful and removed for other control structures that were more intuitive. Does anyone have a good example / sample of goto spaghetti code? Preferrably, ...
I really hesitate to ask this, because I don't want to "solicit debate, arguments, polling, or extended discussion" but I'm new to C and want to gain more insight into common patterns used in the ...
In C, C++ and some dialects of BASIC, goto labels are declared with the syntax label:. I'm working on a language that uses name: type as the syntax for variable declarations, so I'd prefer if possible ...
Possible Duplicate: Is it ever worthwhile using goto? In a recent article, Andrew Koenig writes: When asked why goto statements are harmful, most programmers will say something like ...
We all know that goto is evil, goto is considered harmful, etc. But it's still around (presumably) because of the rare cases where it can be used as part of an awesome, elegant algorithm. What's the ...
Goto is almost universally discouraged. Is this statement every worthwhile using?