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Nicholas Clark
February 28, 2007 08:23
Re: Re: Future Perl development
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On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 05:21:38PM +0100, demerphq wrote:
> On 2/28/07, dreamwvr <> wrote:
> >PERL is great. PERL is good. However a _builtin_ switch statement nice.
> You mean like the one in perl 5.9.x soon to be 5.10?
> And please, on this list at least dont call it PERL. We get all
> freaked out and want to start strangling puppies and stuff when people
> do that...

But surely it's OK to SHOUT about how great PERL is? :-)

./perl -Ilib -le 'use feature "switch"; given (shift) { when (/Rules/i) { print "Coming soon"} }' rUlEs
Coming soon

[in a 5.9.x near you. Now we just need to help Rafael get it shipped]

Nicholas Clark

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