GOTO Statement

In the article, “(A Look Back at) GOTO Statement Considered Harmful” (Dijkstra, 2008), the author reprints a historic letter, originally published in 1968, that criticizes the use of the GOTO statement in computer programming. Discuss why the author objects to GOTO statements, and explain why you agree or disagree with his perspective.

Dijkstra, E. W. (2008, January). (A look back at) go to statement considered harmful.

Responses should be at least 200-300 words,