To shed my vast light on the discussion, 8 years later: Is this

replacing the current subroutine via a goto &othersub (rare),
really true? I thought that goto was the only way to get proper tail-call recursion, which means that those of us with functional backgrounds who aren't so fond of iteration would be using it a lot.

Incidentally, nothingmuch has recently offered Sub::Call::Tail for those who recoil from the syntactic ugliness of the goto-based set-up. Given your contributions in the past, I imagine you have your own way of twisting tail-calling gotos into shape when the occasion warrants. :-)


In reply to Re^2: Re (tilly) 4: Paradigm Shift - when to use goto by JadeNB
in thread Paradigm Shift - Don't use strict by Ovid

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