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Re^5: what would you like to see in perl5.12?

by TimToady (Parson)
on Aug 21, 2007 at 18:31 UTC ( #634159=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: what would you like to see in perl5.12?
in thread what would you like to see in perl5.12?

That's not a "do once", that's a "test true once". So you'd want something more like a flipflop operator:
next if ($_ eq 'foo') ff False;
Presumably the compiler can recognize that the False test will never be true.

Those parens bother me though. Maybe the flipflop should be of looser precedence...say, the same precedence as ??!! perhaps... Hmm...

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