Re: [R] R equivalent to Fortran, GAUSS, or Perl's "goto"

From: Barry Rowlingson <B.Rowlingson_at_lancaster.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 10 Aug 2005 - 19:23:17 EST

Warren Lamboy wrote:
> Does R have something equivalent to the "goto" in Perl?
> If so, can you please tell me what it is? I cannot find
> it in the Ref Manual or the Language Manual.

What was true in 1968 is still true now:

http://www.acm.org/classics/oct95/

Of course Perl has one, but then in Perl there's always more than one way to shoot yourself in the foot.

Baz



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