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assigning the maximum of two numbers
Edit: Sorry, I misread the question entirely.
I would probably go with the ternary for readability in most cases, but if you're doing this in a critical part of your application, it looks like sort/shift is optimized well. Neat.
shiny regexes and rules offered by Perl 6
other CPAN module
by looking at it on my monitor
I print it and I read it in spare time
first I convert it into $FORMAT, then I parse it
I hire someone to do it
using my custom module
I write a brand new language to do the task
on the server where I play as human, XML is forbidden
what is XML?
I speak XML natively
I write a new grammar for Perl 6
some other way
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