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I don't understand why you think a 'continue-block' is missing from given/when. 'continue-block' is associated with loops; give/when isn't a loop. There's no 'continue-block' for if/elsif/else either. But given that empty blocks are loops, you could write:
{ given ($foo) { when (/bar/) {...} when (/baz/) {...} } } continue { ... always executed ... }
But I don't see what that buys you over:
given ($foo) { when (/bar/) {...} when (/baz/) {...} } ... always executed ...
So, why even want a continue block on given/when? It's not needed, and isn't consistent.
Nice ...but how can I take profit from this smart match if the parameter passed into given can only be a scalar?
To give one example:
my $foo = "bar"; my @foo = qw [foo bar baz]; given ($foo) { when (@foo) {say "Match"} }
will print Match.

In reply to Re: Understanding the benefit of Given/When ... by JavaFan
in thread Understanding the benefit of Given/When ... by LanX

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