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SubjectRe: any chance of 2.6.0-test*?
> commence  Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu quotation:
>
>> The real problem is that C doesn't have a good multi-level "break"
>> construct. On the other hand, I don't know of any language that has a
>> good one - some allow "break 3;" to break 3 levels- but that's still bad
>> because you get screwed if somebody adds an 'if'
>> clause....
>
> Perl's facility for labelling blocks and jumping to the beginning or end
> with 'next' and 'last' may be close to what you want, but I don't know if
> it's ever been implemented in a language one could sensibly use to write a
> kernel.


Yes, Burroughs (who?) implemented it in System Development Language
(SDL) more than 20 years ago. Worked very well.

~Randy (I hope I don't find more of this thread to reply to. :(



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