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There were a couple reasons I went for the wholesome all-array approach...one of them is I have just never been as comfortable with hashes as I have been with arrays. This is no excuse, of course, and I've been meaning to use them more. I just always see the array algorithm first. (Can you tell I'm new???) Second, I'd read in Mastering Algorithms with Perl about the speed of arrays over hashes, so I felt justified. (Webadept noted this below too.)

However, I can see the utility of hashes from many of these examples, yours and others below, so I know I'll have to bite this bullet soon. Thanks for the example, tested or not. :)

-Jenn


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