Perl's lack of 'in' keyword

David Cantrell david at
Wed Oct 8 12:56:41 BST 2008

On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 09:57:38PM +0100, Iain Barnett wrote:

> I agree with both your points, but that also doesn't invalidate the  
> point that perl might benefit from less "line noisy" syntax at times,  
> just as ~~ doesn't necessarily obviate the need for an "in" operator.  
> The smart match does look good though.

Smart-match smells too much of DWIMmery for me to be comfortable with

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