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I'd probably work that out as a dispatch table instead:

my %STATES = ( sent => sub { . . . }, pending => sub { . . . }, waiting => sub { . . . }, procrastinating => sub { . . . }, delayed => sub { . . . }, ); # Make 'pending' and 'waiting' the same thing $STATES{pending} = $STATES{waiting}; # Later $STATES{$status->state->name}->();

It's faster than a speeding regex. And I personally think dispatch tables are sexy.

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In reply to Re: Re: Short Refactoring Tip: let the object do it for you by hardburn
in thread Short Refactoring Tip: let the object do it for you by Ovid

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