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Re^3: Using Variable Value as Variable Name

by kennethk (Abbot)
on Jun 28, 2012 at 14:41 UTC ( #978951=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Using Variable Value as Variable Name
in thread Using Variable Value as Variable Name

A hash is a much more natural way of dealing with this, and IMHO one of Perl's greatest strengths (the other being regular expressions). You could even use lock_keys from Hash::Util to protect yourself from typos.

#11929 First ask yourself `How would I do this without a computer?' Then have the computer do it the same way.

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