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After you will type at least use 5.010 you can use given statement. It allows you to use when inside it, but for/foreach also allows it. I would like to know why Perl has given when for can be used for this same thing (at least I think so).

For background, in this example, both code samples are equivalent.

for ($value) { when (1) { say "One!" } when (2) { say "Two!" } default { say "Something!" } }
given ($value) { when (1) { say "One!" } when (2) { say "Two!" } default { say "Something!" } }

In reply to given and for by GlitchMr

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