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Re: getting the highest value in a simpler way

by tmoertel (Chaplain)
on Nov 10, 2004 at 16:21 UTC ( #406707=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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        sub make_max_finder {
            my $max;
    ...
                $max;
            }
        }
    
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        my $max_finder = make_max_finder();
    
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        $max_finder->(0);
        print $max_finder->();    # 0
        print $max_finder->(-1);  # 0
        print $max_finder->(2);   # 2
    
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        print $max_finder->(-1, 3, 0);  # 3
        print $max_finder->(-1, 0, 1);  # 3
    
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        my $max_finder = make_max_finder();
    
    ...
        }
    
        $max_finder->();  # retrieve maximum
    
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        my $max_value = make_max_finder()->(@values);
    

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