Perl's lack of 'in' keyword
andy at hexten.net
Thu Oct 9 11:51:11 BST 2008
On 9 Oct 2008, at 01:39, Iain Barnett wrote:
> if $a ~~ $b #this could mean several things
A smart match between two scalars. Clear.
> if $a in $b #it is clear what this means
One scalar is in another? WTF?
> if a in b #this is even better IMO
Dunno what a and b are - so who knows what it does?
Which is not, of course, to say that you're wrong - but that
readability is - to some extent - in the eye of the beholder.
Andy Armstrong, Hexten
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