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PHP: Spaghetti alla Bolognese
Jan 09, 2009 @ 11:17:05

On the PHP::Impact blog Federico Cargnelutti has expressed his opinion about the inclusion of the "GOTO" statement into future builds of PHP:

The GOTO statement has been the target of much continued criticism and debate, with the primary negative claim being that use of GOTO results in unreadable and generally unmaintainable spaghetti code. [...] Well, great news. The GOTO statement has just been added to the PHP language and it’s now in the hands of experienced programmers and inexperienced Web developers.

He references a quote from Jeff Moore stating his dissatisfaction with the inclusion of it too. Comments on the post, however, correct Federico on how the "GOTO" in PHP will work - not quite as global as he'd thought.

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