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Re^3: Question about curious performance of if...elsif block

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Jan 16, 2012 at 19:11 UTC ( #948195=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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in thread Question about curious performance of if...elsif block

understand now?

Apparently not.


With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

The start of some sanity?

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[marto]: ambrus, thanks I ended up going with '//*[starts- with(@id, "thread_")]...
[ambrus]: Sometimes it's easier to just match elements in ways other than xpath, like directly with perl code.
[marto]: this is a cheap hack, a script that doesn't need to run for long, using WWW::Mechanize:: Firefox to drive some awful interface.
[marto]: if it were anything more serious I'd spend more time looking into it properly :P

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