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

Phoenix Sol phoenix at burninglabs.com
Fri Mar 27 22:36:26 CET 2009


Touché, Guy. Behold me bleeding. I am a fool. Hear me world, a fool.


On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 2:20 PM, Guy Hulbert <gwhulbert at eol.ca> wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-27-03 at 13:29 -0700, Phoenix Sol wrote:
> > Maybe if I looked at a Python implementation of goto, instead of
> > wasting your precious time, then I would get it...
> >
> [snip]
> >         Personal preference.  Not believing the "goto considered
> >         harmful" hype.
> >
>
> What part of "Personal preference" confuses you ?
>
> I don't use goto much even in FORTRAN (any more) but I have an old
> program (from 1965) written in FORTRAN 2 and I'm not going to rewrite
> it.  If I modify it, I will preserve the existing style (original author
> gave me a copy).
>
> Perl also has a 'goto' but I've never used it and I've never seen anyone
> ranting about its existence on mailing lists.
>
>
> --
> --gh
>
>
>
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