[Stackless] [Fwd: Wtrlt: Antw: Re: implementation of 'goto' for stackless python]

Phoenix Sol phoenix at burninglabs.com
Fri Mar 27 19:57:44 CET 2009


Gee, just thinking about *goto* brings back childhood headaches from all
that horrible BASIC on the Commodore64  ;-)

Please, someone explain *why in the world* you would want to use *goto* in
Python ?!


2009/3/27 Christian Tismer <tismer at stackless.com>

> On 3/27/09 3:13 PM, Kristján Valur Jónsson wrote:
>
>> Ah, stackless bug, I love that.
>> You know Cristian, there is a latent bug somewhere that I haven't found a
>> good way to reproduce.  Always when I get a bug report I think, "hey, maybe
>> this is the bug I have been chasing."
>>
>
> I have the same problem, with a psyco bug that I cannot find.
> I know it is there, and I know what it does, but it is very
> hard to isolate it.
>
>  I'll see if I can spend some time on this after PyCon.
>>
>
> The goto code is out there since quite some time.
> Maybe it would make sense to check the stackless version
> of that time, if the error was already there.
>
>  Sorry that you're not here, btw.
>>
>
> Have much fun, and please greet Guido from me.
>
> I'm sure we will meet again, soon. It is pretty
> likely that I come to Iceland some day, after FATTOC started
> its subsidiary there, recently.
>
> cheers - chris
>
>
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