[TUHS] Why Pascal is Not My Favorite Programming Language - Unearthed!

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 1 11:57:48 AEST 2017


Shades of Myfol vs. Yourtran!

On 31/08/2017, Steffen Nurpmeso <steffen at sdaoden.eu> wrote (in part):
> and i still hear
> myself asking the teacher "What?  A language without goto?"

Pascal has always had goto.  (One of Wirth's pascal compilers even
jumped from within one function to a label inside another function!)

The construct was removed in Modula.  (As Parnas has said, the problem
is not having a comefrom to go with the goto.)

N.


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