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From: Steve Bourne <>
To: Paul Winalski <>,
	Bakul Shah <>
Subject: [TUHS] Re: GOTO etc
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 16:35:39 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

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Hi Bakul, yes non local GOTOs.  In the Algol68C compiler we wrote we used the names setmp and longjmp
for the code generation routines to implement non local goto.  So as you say they were not partof 
the Algol68 language.


On 3/12/23 5:10 PM, Paul Winalski wrote:
> On 3/12/23, Bakul Shah<>  wrote:
>> Perhaps you’re talking about non-local GOTOs in Algol68, where you can jump
>> from a nested procedure to a label in a lexically enclosing procedure.
>> Pascal has this too.
> So does PL/I.
> -Paul W.

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  reply	other threads:[~2023-03-16 20:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-03-12 18:23 [TUHS] " Steve
2023-03-12 20:06 ` [TUHS] " Bakul Shah
2023-03-12 21:10   ` Paul Winalski
2023-03-16 20:35     ` Steve Bourne [this message]
2023-03-19 16:53 Bakul Shah

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