Perl's lack of 'in' keyword

Dirk Koopman djk at
Thu Oct 9 14:13:19 BST 2008

Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> 2008/10/9 Andy Armstrong <andy at>:
>> On 9 Oct 2008, at 01:39, Iain Barnett wrote:
>>> if a in b               #this is even better IMO
> I think this is the previous without *any* "funny characters". Y'know
> like python or cobol or C

One presumes that this sort of thing:-

my @l;

foreach my $l (@l) {

is now (even more) deprecated by the perl thought police?

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