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Re: Re: Aaah, spring (A Very Special Perlmonks Contest)

by ChemBoy (Priest)
on Apr 17, 2002 at 20:36 UTC ( #159982=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Aaah, spring (A Very Special Perlmonks Contest)
in thread Aaah, spring (A Very Special Perlmonks Contest)

If we're doing straight translations...

map { pox $_ } $montagues, $capulets;

or more elaborately

require House; map { pox $_ } map { House->new($_) } qw(Montague Capulet);

/me realizes he will now be whacked with the void context stick...

pox $_ foreach map { House->new ($_) } qw (Montague Capulet);

Update: to handle the multiple-editions problem pointed out by andye below, add

BEGIN{ *plague = \&pox;}
to the above. :-)



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Re: Re: Re: Aaah, spring (A Very Special Perlmonks Contest)
by andye (Curate) on Apr 18, 2002 at 11:23 UTC
    Very good! I'm amused. But s/pox/plague/ (sorry, I'm a pedant, I know).

    Update: I've just double-checked and, interestingly, both plague and pox are right - it varies between the original sources.


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      Bah, can't figure how to reply to the original message. (My first contribution ever, and it has to be this .. oh, the shame! The humanity!)

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