|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Perl vs. PHP
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To: Ruben Safir Secretary NYLXS
Subject: Re: [hangout] Perl vs. PHP
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Ruben Safir Secretary NYLXS wrote:
>On Sat, Nov 20, 2004 at 09:17:27PM -0500, Billy wrote:
>>Ruben Safir wrote:
>>>> The immediate context was the (current) lack of a
>>>>case/switch construct in Perl... about which I never understood
>>>>why it is such a big deal.
>>>The control flow is so flexible in perl that it doesn't need a case
>>>Their an idiot.
>>I don't think so. I think it should have a case statement.
>I do. They are idots.
>And so are cases. Cases are anal retenssive uneeded syntaxes in any language.
Sure. I suppose hashtables are unneeded, too. That doesn't make them
I don't know why you think cases are anal retentive.
I use them all the time, even in Perl, and I wish it were easier to do so.
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