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> It depends. There is a cost (syntax and run-time) to exception
> handling in Lua.  We know that goto is low-level, but it is not
> inherently evil in the hands of someone who knows that it's the most
> optimal solution.  And as for 'bad code', the best solution is
> education, not limiting the language so that it can be 'safe'
> according to the current definition of 'safe'.
> Gotos are also useful for code generation, particularly if one has
> some kind of #line pragma as well.

I'm sorry but I don't agree on this point. Adding a bad feature like
goto to facilitate automatic code generation, this is a bad argument.

I will be afraid to see in future Lua libraries and application using gotos :-/