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From:
Frank
Date:
February 13, 2002 04:59
Subject:
Re: finding max value
Message ID:
20020213125902.GC7226@fysh.org
On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 01:17:50PM +0100, Andrea wrote:
> In article <Pine.GSO.4.21.0202122117250.11490-100000@crusoe.crusoe.net> wrote "Jeff 'Japhy' Pinyan"
> <jeffp@crusoe.net>:
> 
> >>I have a set of functions that give numeric results, and I need to compare  them and choose the
> >>maximal value. Is there any simple way of finding max?
> 
> Don't think about it,
> just use the CPAN module List::Util.
> 
> Then you only have to write 
> my $max = max @values;
---end quoted text---

or:
$max= (sort @values)[-1];

Personally, I'd prefer Japhy's method for efficiency.

-- 
 Frank Booth - Consultant
Parasol Solutions Limited.
(www.parasolsolutions.com)

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