<div>Just a general comment: a &quot;return&quot; or &quot;exit&quot; from the middle of a procedure is really a goto, and an awful lot of languages still seem to support that.</div>
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<div>Larry Dickson<br><br><span class="gmail_quote">On 3/27/09, <b class="gmail_sendername">Christian Tismer</b> &lt;<a href="mailto:tismer@stackless.com">tismer@stackless.com</a>&gt; wrote:</span></div>
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<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="PADDING-LEFT: 1ex; MARGIN: 0px 0px 0px 0.8ex; BORDER-LEFT: #ccc 1px solid"><span class="q">On 3/27/09 8:40 PM, Richard Tew wrote:<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="PADDING-LEFT: 1ex; MARGIN: 0px 0px 0px 0.8ex; BORDER-LEFT: #ccc 1px solid">2009/3/27 Phoenix Sol&lt;<a onclick="return top.js.OpenExtLink(window,event,this)" href="mailto:phoenix@burninglabs.com" target="_blank">phoenix@burninglabs.com</a>&gt;:<br>

<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="PADDING-LEFT: 1ex; MARGIN: 0px 0px 0px 0.8ex; BORDER-LEFT: #ccc 1px solid">Gee, just thinking about goto brings back childhood headaches from all that<br>horrible BASIC on the Commodore64  ;-)<br>
<br>Please, someone explain why in the world you would want to use goto in<br>Python ?!<br></blockquote><br>Personal preference.  Not believing the &quot;goto considered harmful&quot; hype.<br></blockquote><br></span>Goto is for kids.<br>
<br>The meliorated goto is the well-known<br>continuation, where a god-damned nono<br>a.k.a goto is turned into an expression<br>for the uncomputed future.<br><br>&quot;&quot;&quot;<br>we managed to create butter from shit.<br>
Consistency is perfect.<br>The weak point is taste, still.<span class="q"><br>&quot;&quot;&quot;<br>-- <br>Christian Tismer             :^)   &lt;mailto:<a onclick="return top.js.OpenExtLink(window,event,this)" href="mailto:tismer@stackless.com" target="_blank">tismer@stackless.com</a>&gt;<br>
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