On 10 Oct 2012 at 19:53, David McGlone <da...@dmcentral.net> wrote:

> On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 07:36:00 PM Tim Streater wrote:
>> On 10 Oct 2012 at 19:17, David McGlone <da...@dmcentral.net> wrote:

>>>> BTW - in any of your other computer languages didn't they utilize a
>>>> 'return' statement?  PHP's is no different.

>>> back in  like '85, I learned Pascal that's the only language I learned and
>>> I don't recall if it used return.

>> Mmmm. There's the problem. Pascal doesn't *have* a return statement. The one
>> time I *had* to use Pascal as that was the only option, I simply put a 999:
>> label at the end of the function and did goto 999 wherever I wanted to do a
>> return. Simples!
> goto was the thing that got on my nerves. Even to this day I hate that word
> with a passion.

Hummmm! Apart from what I described above, I haven't needed to use GOTO since I 
stopped writing FORTRAN in 1978.

Cheers  --  Tim

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