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Re: What does the ternary statement actually do?

by bikeNomad (Priest)
on Aug 10, 2001 at 19:40 UTC ( #103914=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What does the ternary statement actually do?

The ternary just allows an expression to have one of two values based on a test. That is:
$a = 1 ? 'abc' : 'def'; # sets $a to 'abc' $a = 0 ? 'abc' : 'def'; # sets $a to 'def'

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