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Am 31.01.2012 um 21:23 schrieb Francesco Abbate <>:

>> 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 :-/
> Francesco

gotos are a good concept.