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- Subject: Re: proposal: state machine syntax also usable for continue / nested break
- From: Florian Weimer <fw@...>
- Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2011 13:47:00 +0100
* Miles Bader:
> Florian Weimer <email@example.com> writes:
>>>> In Lua, we favor generic and powerful constructs. Actually, a 'goto'
>>>> would be almost perfect.
>>> Can we have computed go to? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goto#Computed_GOTO
>> Lua supports efficient tail calls, so it already has a computed GOTO.
> ... which brings to mind "named let" (from scheme) -- that'd be one
> answer to the calls for continue... :]
Huh. I didn't realize that this was part of Scheme. I thought that