goto introduced in PHP 5.3

I’ve been reviewing list of changes in PHP 5.3 and one thing captured my attention – for some reason they decided to add “goto” in PHP. I won’t even bother to look for rationale after that decision, I can bet it looked like:

– should we add goto support in PHP?

– no, it’s bad!

– yes, it’s useful when you don’t abuse it!

– if you can’t code without goto, you’re pathetic caricature of programmer

– real programmers KNOW how to use goto properly

And so on for 5000 posts…

At least they added some small advice from xkcd on their goto manual page