Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl Monk, Perl Meditation

Re: Enum

by ase (Monk)
on Jun 21, 2000 at 05:46 UTC ( #19147=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Enum

On page 208 of the original Camel (1st edition), There is a subroutine that I think will do what you want:
sub enum { local($_)=@_; my(@specs)=split(/,/); #changed from local to my as it is preferab +le since perl 5. my $val; for (@specs) { if (/=/) { $val = eval $_; } else { eval $_ . ' = ++$val'; } } }
An example of use is given:
would print: 1 2 3 a b c -1
I wonder who wrote this originally, Randal or Larry? Care to tell us merlyn?

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://19147]
[choroba]: Also, a thread here on PM mentioned that one of or should now work
[choroba]: Tidings
[Tanktalus]: So, I can log in, I can update last hour of cb, I can read the cb, I just can't post a message to it :(
[Tanktalus]: it's all the same process, and, IIRC, the same mechanized object.
[Tanktalus]: hmm, no, the mech object for posting isn't the same as reading, but it's the same as the logging in one.

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others about the Monastery: (5)
As of 2018-07-15 21:34 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    It has been suggested to rename Perl 6 in order to boost its marketing potential. Which name would you prefer?

    Results (326 votes). Check out past polls.