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Personally I think that given perl has for, foreach, do, while, until, map, grep and all sorts of other operators that the case statement should have been part of the language from the start. You don't *need* it. In fact you don't need for or while or.... All you really need is goto and if which is how it gets implmented in assembler anyway, but that is hardly the point....

cheers

tachyon


In reply to Re^8: fall through switch/case in perl by tachyon
in thread fall through switch/case in perl by ykar

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