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Re: Generate list from a to arbitrary letter

by Eily (Curate)
on Nov 20, 2013 at 23:20 UTC ( #1063629=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to [Solved] Generate list from a to arbitrary letter

Building a list from a list looks like a job for map. But unless order is really important, and it isn't just alphabetical order (using sort is easy enough), a list of pairs looks like something that could have its place in a hash. So, based on kennethk's answer (Edit: and similar AnomalousMonk's proposition):

$current = 'a'; my %cds = map { $_ => $current++ } @cd_names;
It shouldn't be much trouble to turn that into a array of arrays if needed :).

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