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Great quote from Knuth/Dijkstra:

  I believe that by presenting such a view [on the proper use of goto statements] I
  am not in fact disagreeing sharply with
  Dijkstra's ideas, since he recently wrote the
  following: "Please don't fall into the trap of
  believing that I am terribly dogmatical
  about [the go to statement]. I have the
  uncomfortable feeling that others are making
  a religion out of it, as if the conceptual
  problems of programming could be solved by
  a single trick, by a simple form of coding
  discipline!" [29]. In other words, it, seems
  that fanatical advocates of the New Pro-
  gramming are going overboard in their strict
  enforcement of morality and purity in
  programs.



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