goto is still a keyword in Java, although it has no use. It was saved as a keyword in the beginning in case it would be decided to add goto functionality in the future. My question is: Why would a ...
In Java, goto is a reserved keyword, but has never been used. I'm just wondering why it has been reserved for the majority of its history while never implemented once, even in a limited fashion (such ...
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'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 ...
Goto is almost universally discouraged. Is this statement every worthwhile using?