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oops :
Warning: Use of "keys" without parens is ambiguous at C:\trash.pl line 8.
my answer is forthcoming, will update.
update you can shave off a few chars by changing
$h{shift@s}
to
$h{$s[0]}
. Don't get too complex, eh? UpdateTime's up!
sub e {sub n{abs($s-$b)};$s=pop;while($b=pop){if(&n<$d||!$d){$l=$b;$d= +&n}}$l}
for a total of 70 chars.

In reply to (boo) Re: Closest-value-in-list Golf! by boo_radley
in thread Closest-value-in-list Golf! by larryk

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