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Re^5: Need help converting!!! (goto)

by LanX (Saint)
on Nov 16, 2015 at 17:53 UTC ( [id://1147824]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Need help converting!!! (goto)
in thread Need help converting!!!

> I'll often last out of a loop

Exactly: last , next , redo , ... are just gotos with restrictions.

Throwing exceptions is also a kind of goto.

I remember a talk where TheDamian showed code which was not better written without goto.

Knowing that fire is dangerous led to new methods for heating, cooking and constructing lamps.

But this doesn't mean lighters and matches have no use left and must be strictly forbidden.

Cheers Rolf
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)
Je suis Charlie!

PS: next EXPR since 5.18? Wow I missed that one ... (??? o.O ???)

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