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March 4, 2002 14:19
Re: Comparing to many possibles
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Greetings All;

Thanks for all the great suggestions! They all worked as
written and now I can go onto the next problem. What ever
that turns out to be!

And to answer a couple of questions;

>}On Mar 4, 12:36, Luke Bakken wrote:
>} Subject: Re: Comparing to many possibles
>Why do you need shorthand for a three-element conditional?

Because the shorthand is shorter than writing it out for all
numbers of elements > 1. This is important because the fewer
"  $x eq " I have to type, the fewer errors I make!
>Are you planning on constructing something larger?
Well, today it is just three, but next week who knows?

>On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Dennis G. Wicks wrote:
>> Greetings;
>> Is there some perl shorthand that will make it easier to say
>> 	if ( $x eq 'X' || $x eq 'Y' || $x eq 'Z' )
>> TIA,
>> Dennis
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