[TUHS] The UNIX Command Language (1976)

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Wed Dec 2 06:13:42 AEST 2020

On Tue, 1 Dec 2020, Jim Capp wrote:

> Is it possible the elimination of the GOTO statement in the Bourne 
> Shellwas related to a Letter to the Editor in Communications of the ACM, 
> March 1968: "Go To Statement Considered Harmful," by E. Dijkstra.

And then there was the story of Professor Goto (a Japanese citizen and 
computer bod) who complained that everyone was trying to eliminate him :-)

-- Dave

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