Sunday, October 19, 2008




GOTO : HELL



For my fellow programming geeks i need not tell about this annoying keyword. My first experience with this goto was when I went to help one of my non-programmer seniors of mine in his bachelors project (in the year 1999). The task was to convert a legacy piece of software in early version of FORTRAN into C language. This code was full of GOTOs which made it possible for any human to read it. I tried my best to untangle the spaghetti code but failed miserable. So my response was simple GOTO: HELL. I am really greatful to Professor Dijkstra for removing this BadWord.




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