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Re: given and for

by 2teez (Priest)
on Aug 21, 2012 at 10:13 UTC ( #988683=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to given and for


given and when are analogous to switch and case in other languages. Please, see subheading " Switch Statements " under documentation perlsyn for more details.

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Re^2: given and for
by GlitchMr (Sexton) on Aug 21, 2012 at 10:17 UTC

    I know that they are analogous, but that wasn't what I asked. I asked why Perl has given when for can also be used for this.

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