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> I have no idea what you are asking.

Maybe I'm not smart enough for Smart Match ;)

It seems that the operands in Smart Match are swapped to what I expected after reading the docs

Is perlsyn#Switch statements clear???

Most of the power comes from implicit smart matching: when($foo) is exactly equivalent to when($_ ~~ $foo)
($_ was given)


# $a $b Type of Match Implied Matching Code # ====== ===== ===================== ============= ... # Array Regex array grep grep /$b/, @$a
see perlsyn#Smart matching in detail

so when writing

given (@a) { when (/abc/) {} }

I expect this to be tested:  @a ~~ /$b/ in the meaning of  grep /$b/, @$a

Two possibilities:

a) the docs need a rewrite!

b) my brain needs a rewrite! ;)

Cheers Rolf ...still confused...

UPDATE: Sorry personally I think that ~~ is far too overloaden with functionality to be easily understood!!!

In reply to Smart enough for Smart Match??? (was "Understanding ...Given/When" ) by LanX
in thread Understanding the benefit of Given/When ... by LanX

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