can't it be done without a repeatiton loop?

You want to repeat an action without a loop?

Well, I suppose you could do

from_to($menu_files[0], 'ISO-8859-7', 'UTF-8') if @menu_files >= 1; from_to($menu_files[1], 'ISO-8859-7', 'UTF-8') if @menu_files >= 2; from_to($menu_files[2], 'ISO-8859-7', 'UTF-8') if @menu_files >= 3; from_to($menu_files[3], 'ISO-8859-7', 'UTF-8') if @menu_files >= 4; die("Need more!") if @menu_files >= 5;

Does it count as a loop if the repeating is done by the person rather than the computer?

Or if all you want to do is hide the loop

sub from_to_multi { my $fr = shift; my $to = shift; from_to($_, $fr, $to) for @_; } from_to_multi('ISO-8859-7', 'UTF-8', @menu_files);

But then you end up with two loops. One to place the elements on the stack, and one to process the elements on the stack.


In reply to Re^3: Weird encoding after grabing filenames by ikegami
in thread Weird encoding after grabing filenames by Nik

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