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Re: Is a good or bad idead to "use feature 'switch'"?

by sundialsvc4 (Monsignor)
on Sep 03, 2013 at 20:07 UTC ( #1052169=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Is a good or bad idead to "use feature 'switch'"?

It would be very helpful to all of us, I think, if you would tell us a bit more about “your code.”   You say that you “use labeled blocks ot simulate ...” but can you please show us a brief example of what you are doing?   When you “had issues with smart matching,” can you please elaborate?

FYI, I personally avoid “experimental” features like the plague, especially when, as in this case, “There’s (Already) More Than One Way To Do It,™” namely, “the way that this sort of thing has been done for years.”   If The Implementors (Ommmmm....) have not decided yet what The Future Course Of The Entire Perl World™ will Be,™ then I personally am not keen on guessing wrong.   Frankly, I’d rather not guess.   I can wait, and/or do without the Goodness, because I already know how (else...) to do switch, in code that won’t come back to bite my warranty.   But, Your Mileage May Vary.™


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Re^2: Is a good or bad idead to "use feature 'switch'"?
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 03, 2013 at 22:06 UTC
    Now you're throwing trademark symbols randomly into your posts? What's next, are you going to vomit a whole box of Lucky Charms out of your keyboard?

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