|The stupid question is the question not asked|
Short-circuiting a map list.by BrowserUk (Pope)
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BrowserUk has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
Is there any way to terminate a map statement before the end of the input list?
The map in question would be embedded in a subroutine, so something like:
Yes, I am aware there are other ways of achieving that goal, but it is only an easily understood example of a generic class of problems.
Note. The desire is not just to not return anything more after the condition is met, but to not inspect further either.
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