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Not an AI; the computer that runs the code. D'Oh! | :doh:

Code that needs to be maintained by humans needs to be written for humans. That includes using higher-level constructs and avoiding things like goto to make it simpler for the human to understand.

Compiled or auto-generated code doesn't have those requirements. It simply needs to be executed by the computer. At the bare-metal level, that involves lots of jmp-type instructions, which are the moral equivalent of goto.

If compiled or auto-generated code uses goto rather than a more elegant construct, it's not a problem; it's simply closer to what the computer will be doing.



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