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

From: Warren Lamboy <wfl1_at_cornell.edu>
Date: Tue 16 Aug 2005 - 22:36:49 EST


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[mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Barry Rowlingson Sent: Wednesday, August 10, 2005 5:23 AM To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [R] R equivalent to Fortran, GAUSS, or Perl's "goto"

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

Does that mean the answer to my first question is "No"?

Warren



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