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Some parts of List::Util are a little ill-conceived. For example, the existence of separate min and minstr functions (and max/maxstr). Perl gets by with a single sort function that can take an optional block. Obviously there is a limit to what can be done with prototypes, but if List::Util were to be adopted into the Perl language itself, I'd hope that would be addressed.

But certainly, the functions in List::Util would be a lot more useful in core than getgrent, setnetent and getgrgid.

I'd also add uniq from List::MoreUtils and about half of Scalar::Util.

perl -E'sub Monkey::do{say$_,for@_,do{($monkey=[caller(0)]->[3])=~s{::}{ }and$monkey}}"Monkey say"->Monkey::do'

In reply to Re^4: Is there a more functional regex syntax? by tobyink
in thread Is there a more functional regex syntax? by smls

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