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Re: Simple IF, IF, IF or ELSE

by VSarkiss (Monsignor)
on Jun 28, 2006 at 20:58 UTC ( #558148=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Simple IF, IF, IF or ELSE

This is often called a "dispatch" or "case" or "switch" structure. You can find several suggestions for alternatives in the documents distributed with your perl:

perldoc -q switch

You can also read the FAQ online.

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Re^2: Simple IF, IF, IF or ELSE
by GrandFather (Sage) on Jun 28, 2006 at 21:16 UTC

    but note that using the switch module is frowned on. It's (by repute) a little buggy. The other sugestions in the link provided are generally to be prefered.

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