Is there a programming language that is combination of PythonandBasic?

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Sun Apr 19 18:11:41 CEST 2009


Chris Jones wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 04:35:27AM EDT, Hendrik van Rooyen wrote:
>>  Brian Blais   wrote:
>>
[snip]
>> In my defense of the goto, I would like to make clear that I do not
>> support its use to produce spaghetti.  In general, muddled thinking,
>> coupled with expediency, is what I think are the true precursors of
>> spaghetti code.  The goto is an innocent tool that can be used for
>> good or evil.
> 
> How true.
> 
> At least goto's have the merit of naming their target.
> 
Except in (classic) Pascal where they are unsigned integers (they still
need to be declared).

> I have dealt with C code built on the original author's partiality for
> 200-line+ nested loops where it looked like every other line or so was
> either a "break" or a "continue", goto's without the name that don't
> clearly state where they are going.
> 
> Thank goodness he was not familiar with setjmp/longjmp.
> 



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