What follows is a list of nine rules that some may consider unimpeachable, but many of us break often, with both success and pleasure.

Programming habit No. 1: Using goto

The prohibition on using goto dates to the era before many of the tools of structured programming even existed. If programmers wanted to create a loop or jump to another routine, they would need to type GOTO followed by a line number. After a few years, compiler teams let programmers use a string label instead of a line number. That was considered a hot new feature back then.

Wel, just a LINK, nice to read through:
http://www.infoworld.com

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