Yes, we can agree to disagree. My opinion is that we are talking past each other and you are countering a position I don't hold. Update
You are correct that I did make a typo s/value/integer/ - it definately does change the meaning of the sentence.</Update>
My example was to illustrate that a simple question such as "is the integer in this range" can't be answered with a single key in the dispatch table. This immediately followed my first assertion that the problem was each condition had to be an exact key. It was a simple example that illustrated the point.
I didn't bother moving on to more complex examples because I believe I had already made my point and because I referenced Roy Johnson's great tutorial - Implementing Dispatch Tables which covers these difficult cases and some work arounds.
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||