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Re^3: findone { coderef } @array

by jynx (Priest)
on Feb 26, 2002 at 18:16 UTC ( #147674=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: findone { coderef } @array
in thread findone { coderef } @array

For the wantarray, i see the usefulness, but i was commenting on moving the return outside of the ?:. It's not really a big deal, but it would look something like:
return wantarray ? ($_,'blah') : $_;
For the end hook, you have a start index, you can receive an extra scalar as the end index, and only pick it up if they've put in a start index as well. Prototype would be kinda like:

findone { code } @list
findone { code } @list, $start_index
findone { code } @list, $start_index, $end_index

So if they know they don't need to walk further than a certain place on the array they can be certain to stop there.


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Re: Re^3: findone { coderef } @array
by shotgunefx (Parson) on Feb 26, 2002 at 19:33 UTC
    Good point. I added the end_index.


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