We recently had an internal discussion concerning the use of GOTO's in code and its implications. I was reminded of a great paper by Djikstra on the subject... it's a quick and great read: http://www.acm.org/classics/oct95/.

For those of you who consider the title of this posting slightly odd, please keep in mind that I've now seen Pirates of Penzance 4 times in the past few weeks. Fantastic show!