Software development best practices tend to get discarded when you're on deadline — or just lazy — but xkcd warns us of the dangers of a hastily employed GOTO command (via a Jurassic metaphor). If only it really were this hazardous to write crappy code, we wouldn't have so much crapware floating around.
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