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Grant Griffin not.this at seebelow.org
Fri Aug 31 21:00:12 CEST 2001


In article <mailman.999278389.32583.python-list at python.org>, "Tim says...
>
>... If you suffer KFG (Kneejerk Fear of Goto)...

Naw, I don't.  In fact, in assembly, I use 'em all the time <wink>.

But I live in a world that mostly _does_ suffer from KFG, so not using them can
save a lot of explaining (except here <wink>.)  And more importantly, on a
purely pragmatic basis, nearly every time I've put them in, I've ended up taking
them out.

However, the cases I've stuck with them have all been things I would have done
"try/except" in Python, or "try/catch" in C++, so I agree that gotos are the
best thing C has for that.

suffering-from-a-kneejerk-fear-of-suffering
   -a-kneejerk-fear-of-gotos-<wink>-ly y'rs,

=g2

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