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Richard Plinston Silver badge

Re: Learn all of them, but NOT Java

> I understood it to mean that the code calculated a variable line number to GOTO ...

I suspect that it was much simpler. There were GOTOs to numbered lines that were comments. This would then drop down to the next executable line. When the commented lines were deleted there was then no target for the GOTO.

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