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Re^6: Smartmatch alternatives

by tobyink (Abbot)
on Dec 17, 2013 at 16:29 UTC ( #1067496=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: Smartmatch alternatives
in thread Smartmatch alternatives

The most recent stable release of Perl only comes with List::Util 1.27.

use Moops; class Cow :rw { has name => (default => 'Ermintrude') }; say Cow->new->name

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Re^7: Smartmatch alternatives
by davido (Archbishop) on Dec 17, 2013 at 16:37 UTC

    Well, since I'm running Perl 5.18.2, I guess the fact that I have List::Util::any must mean that somewhere along the way I've installed the latest dual-lived version of the module.

    Anyway, is there any disagreement that "any" (under whichever banner it marches) is a reasonable utility for determining if any of the elements in an array meets some criteria? If I recall, it's also a PBP recommendation for the same reason I gave: That, unlike grep, it gives an appropriate and clear name to the functionality at work.


    Dave

      Certainly no disagreement. The aforementioned match::simple even uses any.

      use Moops; class Cow :rw { has name => (default => 'Ermintrude') }; say Cow->new->name

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