goto statements can sometimes be useful to go down (to lower lines of code) in code, but can create a mess if used to go up (to higher lines of code). Therefore, I am wondering if there is any ...
My code has many checks to detect errors in various cases (many conditions would result in the same error), inside a function returning an error struct. Instead of looking like this: err_struct ...
I came across this question a second ago, and I'm pulling some of the material off of there: Is there a name for the 'break n' construct? This appears to be a needlessly complex way for ...
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 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 "...
Goto is almost universally discouraged. Is this statement every worthwhile using?