Am 08.06.2014 05:58 schrieb Rustom Mody:
Some people¹ think that gotos are a code-smell.
¹ I am not exactly those people.
A chap called E W Dijkstra made the statement: "Goto statement considered
harmful" and became famous.
And became widely misunderstood. If anybody would read the whole what he
wrote, people would learn that he doesn't criticise the *use* of goto,
but he wants the *replacement* of goto with something else (like
As C doesn't have exceptions, goto is in many cases the simplest and
easiest way of handling errors.
Essentially, you can write both good and bad code both with and without