"while/else" (ugh) (was Re: [oclug] Ruby)
mchytil at travel-net.com
Sat Jun 28 09:28:38 EDT 2003
What is the point of struggling to write goto-less code
when the compiler puts them back in ? Just look at the
assembly listing, it is full of jumps ( == goto ). :-)
By the way, where can I get some docs for Ruby; I spent
whole afternoon on the web, always ending up at the
suggestion to buy the book at amazon.com.
On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, David F. Skoll wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Francis J. A. Pinteric wrote:
> > > > `goto' constructs are anathema!
> > > Not necessarily. You'll find them all over the Linux kernel, for
> > > example.
> > So what?
> It means that to many programmers, "goto" is not anathema. To you,
> maybe it is.
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