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Re^2: Short or Long Hand

by davorg (Chancellor)
on Aug 12, 2004 at 15:33 UTC ( #382306=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Short or Long Hand
in thread Short or Long Hand

Maybe because regexes are harder to get right.

If you're not 100% sure that $day will always be between 0 and 6 (and I'm not sure you ever can be!) then you'd be better off with:

print $day, $/ if $day !~ /^(0|6)$/;

Precendence can be a problem :)

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