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Re: Strict, strings and subroutines

by davorg (Chancellor)
on Oct 10, 2001 at 16:18 UTC ( #117978=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Strict, strings and subroutines

I'd do this by creating a hash of references to the various subroutines like this:

sub do_x { print "processing x\n"; } sub do_y { print "processing y\n"; } my %subs = ( x => \&do_x, y => \&do_y );

Then when you know what type you're going to be processing, you can do something like this:

$subs{$type}->();
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