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If it's homework, by all means, figure out the logic. If not:

use IO::Prompt::Hooked; my $choice = prompt( message => 'Do you wish to update? (Y/N):', validate => qr/^[YN]$/i, );

Or if you want to provide extra help upon receiving invalid input:

my $choice = prompt( message => 'Do you wish to update? (Y/N):', validate => qr/^[YN]$/i, error => "Response must be 'Y' or 'N'.\n\n", );

...or if you want to add a default...

my $choice = prompt( message => 'Do you wish to update? (Y/N):', default => 'N', validate => qr/^[YN]$/i, error => "Response must be 'Y' or 'N'.\n\n", );

Dave


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