CF: Come From [replaces Goto]
CF: Come From [replaces goto]
Quote #36 "FORTRAN's DO statement is far scarier than GOTO ever was - nothing can match the sheer gibbering horror of the `come from' loop if the programmer didn't document it well.
.." -- Mark Hughe...
Good will is the mightiest practical force in the universe. -- C.F. Dole
BASIC programmers GOTO it.
COMF: COMe From
But God TOLD me to use a GOTO.
GOTO, GOING TO, GONE TO ~ Borg subroutine
This label is the target of a goto from outside of the block containing this label AND this block has an automatic variable with an initializer AND your window wasn't wide enough to read this whole error message.
-- Apple's MPW C compiler Error Message...
COME FROM n. A semi-mythical language construct dual to the `go to'
COME FROM <label> would cause the referenced label to act as a sort of trapdoor, so that if the program ever reached it control would quietly and automagically be transferred to the statement following the COME FROM....
IF gray_matter IS NULL THEN; GOTO dBASE; ENDIF