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On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 10:06 PM, dcharno <> wrote:
> I found it interesting that continue is used in 55 places in Lua 5.1.4 ;)

IIRC, at least some of those uses of continue simulate tail-calls
(which Lua implements but C does not).  When I ported the string
library to Lua [1], the `continue` statements there were more
appropriately re-expressed in Lua as tail calls.