> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leslie Viljoen [mailto:leslieviljoen / gmail.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 2:49 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: How to "go to" in a RUBY script . . .
> 
> 
> On 5/18/06, DEBAUN, STEVE [AG-Contractor/2400] 
> <steve.debaun / seminis.com> wrote:
> > To everyone else:
> > I'll distract him, while y'all get a rope.
> 
> hehe. I recently noticed that C# still has a goto, although 
> it seems that you can't have a label right at the end of a 
> function since the label must precede an actual statement. I 
> found it to be useful in a case where I was deep in nested 
> loops, searching for a string and had just found it, so I 
> needed to jump out. It seemed so much clearer and simpler to 
> use the goto rather than have
> 
> if (... & flag_variable)
> 
> in every loop condition., even though I had to put silly nop 
> statements at the end of the functions.

<snip>

catch(:block) do ... end

Between that and redo you should be good to go.  Prolly slower, though.

Regards,

Dan


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