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Re^5: perldelta unclear on 'given's fate

by dasgar (Curate)
on Jan 04, 2014 at 16:31 UTC ( #1069297=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: perldelta unclear on 'given's fate
in thread perldelta unclear on 'given's fate

If you want to use some kind of switch statement, you could always try searching CPAN for a switch module.

One module that I've recently used was Switch::Plain. If I understand the documentation correctly, it does not use smartmatch. However, it is limited to "simple string or numeric equality tests". The module's author also includes in the documentation a comparison between this module's implementation of switch and C's switch. Depending on your needs, this module might provide what you're looking for since it does provide a "switch/case/default" construct.

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Re^6: perldelta unclear on 'given's fate
by tobyink (Abbot) on Jan 04, 2014 at 17:06 UTC

    Also consider Switcheroo. :-)

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

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