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It’s trivial in most languages to compose a conditional jump from existing features, for example If (x > 0) goto y; So there is very little demand for a conditional jump statement, and therefore you don’t see it. Having a statement like Ifgoto (x > 0, y); Would seem unnecessary, confusing, and stupid.


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The distinction which the linked source makes is unclear. In my view, the distinction it is making is between structured flow control statements, and unstructured flow control statements. A "conditional jump" is simply an if statement and the like. if is also a structured statement. Most structured languages don't expose an unstructured conditional jump ...


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Regex is a language. It doesn't look like much of one, but it is. Like every language, it is not written in anything. A language is a set of mathematical rules and restrictions. If we can say that it is written in anything at all, we would probably say that it is written in English. (Or in a specific English-based jargon for specifying languages, enriched ...


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You are approaching this from the wrong angle, since you are asking for a technical solution for a problem which is mostly an organizational one. Start with one specific programming language. First you have to ask the persons or organization who are responsible for defining the syntax of that language if they are willing to include new symbols for ...


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C Language was born in 1972 it's 48 years old, C++ was born in 1985, so it's 35 years old, they have 13 years difference: It's incredible to realise how much more C has achieved as a language in comparison to C++ but also to a lot of other languages, I don't believe its just due to those 13 years difference. C is elegant, easy and extremely powerful; the ...


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