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Re^2: Switch.pm or possible alternatives

by BrowserUk (Patriarch)
on May 21, 2005 at 15:39 UTC ( #459250=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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broquaint++. Very clever indeed.

I wish I'd written that :). I have had half a dozen attempts at doing so and got near to something usable a few times, but always got hung up on weird syntax and error handling.

You could remove the need for the 'sub' keyword on the 'default' with a prototype, but that would be inconsistant with 'case'. Now, if only prototypes allowed the use of & in the positions other than the first to accept a bare-block, this could be damn nearly perfect.

Nice!


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