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in reply to Style or Clarity?

Personally, I would do something like:
my $tmp = return_from_func(); return if $tmp eq 'F'; # Continue as normal

I also tend to make large use of dispatch tables and intelligent classes, but those can often be overkill for smaller needs.

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I shouldn't have to say this, but any code, unless otherwise stated, is untested