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Re^6: How A Technique Becomes Over-rated

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 23, 2005 at 14:59 UTC ( #494560=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^5: How A Technique Becomes Over-rated
in thread How A Function Becomes Higher Order

Closures are compiled too. That is, whether you use gt or > (or whatever) is decided at compile time - there is no runtime dynamic there.
@list = qw/123 3.14 foo bar 42/; $q = <>; chomp $q; $test = ($q eq "num") ? sub{ $a <=> $b } : sub{ $a cmp $b }; $\="\n"; print join ",", sort $test @list;

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