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I've got some code that uses quite a few bits of perl cleverness. I'd like to use strict, but
&{'do_'.$type}
gets me the error <code > Can't use string ("do_somestring") as a subroutine ref while "strict refs"</code>
I'd rather not have to use a load of if's to get round this, and I tried untainting $type with a regexp, but it looks like strict just doesn't like the method at all. Is there a prettier way of doing it ?

the hatter


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