GOTO Statement Considered Harmful" The Unrestricted Use Of A GOTO Statement Is Considered To Be Harmful Because It Hampers Program Understandability.

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"GOTO statement considered harmful"
The unrestricted use of a GOTO statement is considered to be harmful because
it hampers program understandability. Consequently, a programmer should justify
every use of a GOTO statement.
-- Edsger W. Dijkstra, letter in CACM 11, 3 (March, 1968)