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Re^2: Perl 5.10 given/when tricks and caveats

by hardburn (Abbot)
on Sep 05, 2008 at 05:21 UTC ( #709180=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl 5.10 given/when tricks and caveats
in thread Perl 5.10 given/when tricks and caveats

The real trick is that C's switch statement can be compiled down to a jump table in the assembly, which is the main reason it's so constrained. We had a discussion on this a long while back.


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