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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.2.0 (beta-rc2) now available
- From: dcharno <dcharno@...>
- Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 02:42:06 -0400
On 06/22/2011 02:32 AM, Miles Bader wrote:
Its ashame. The goto syntax isn't easy on the eyes, but it was powerful
and allowed a reasonable workaround for standard patterns like
continue. But this "per function" limit really blows that; what a pity.
Hmm, no it doesn't, it just forces users to pick meaningful names
instead of just "muh, whatever, I'll just use ::continue::" -- in other
words, the result is probably _better_ than a simple "continue" in most
[If continue were the sort of thing that gets used _a lot_ maybe this
would be too high a burden. But it's not.]
What's it to you if people want to "mindlessly" pick ::continue:: as
their label? Pick a meaningful label for yourself. What's it to you if
people use continue control structures? Why is this so religious?