[linux-elitists] Harmful things according to google.

Jan Wender j.wender@science-computing.de
Fri Jan 10 07:12:52 PST 2003


On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 06:51:27AM -0800, Larry M. Augustin wrote:
> Forget GOTO.  Real languages (e.g C-INTERCAL) use COME FROM.

See page 292 and reference [13]: Clark, R. Lawrence. "A linguistic
contribution to GOTO-less programming," Datamation 19, 12 (December 1973),
62-63.

Actually I'm amazed at the things this paper mentions. Somewhere he also
talks about indentation-based block structure, ie. Python's block structure.

Cheerio,
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