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- Subject: Re: I'd give my right arm for a continue statement
- From: joao lobato <btnfdp.lobato@...>
- Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2011 22:39:03 +0000
On 1/22/11, Miles Bader <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Axel Kittenberger <email@example.com> writes:
>> or maybe we just admit that standard continue is a good compromise
>> between more flow control while avoiding the jumping hell goto's open
> I don't use continue at all (though I use break all the time) -- though
> I of course have always known about it, it's just not a habit I ever
> really got into with C -- and I don't seem to miss it, nor do I seem to
> end up using goto as an alternative.
> So I tend to roll my eyes a lot when reading this threads, with people
> constantly swearing their eternal allegiance to continue. As far as I
> can see, it's not really all that important, and certainly not worth the
> amount of hot air expended over it...
> Acquaintance, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not
> well enough to lend to.
<sarcasm>I especially like comments like "other languages have this
feature". It really sells the idea... </sarcasm>