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Re^5: Short and easy way to write if...elsif syntax

by Kenosis (Priest)
on Aug 28, 2012 at 02:08 UTC ( #990112=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Short and easy way to write if...elsif syntax
in thread Short and easy way to write if...elsif syntax

Perhaps I'm misunderstanding what you're saying, but given is a topicalizer, aliasing a lexically scoped $_ to a scalar's value which when operates on. The if/elsif construct doesn't create topics. Given this difference in functionality, how is given/when syntactic sugar for if/elsif?


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