Very Horrible Question About Goto's

Michael Hudson mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Apr 19 17:43:54 CEST 2000


Gaetan Corneau <corg at copernic.com> writes:

> I was surprised to learn that Python doesn't have a goto statement.
> Would it be difficult to add?

No. The necessary opcodes are there (well, the one you need:
JUMP_ABSOLUTE).  You could use bytecodehacks to implement it, if you
liked...

I doubt it's a good idea though.

Cheers,
M.

-- 
  "declare"?  my bogometer indicates that you're really programming
  in some other language and trying  to force Common Lisp into your
  mindset.  this won't work.           -- Erik Naggum, comp.lang.lisp



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