Perl's lack of 'in' keyword

Paul Makepeace paulm at
Fri Oct 10 13:21:14 BST 2008

Back to programming languages(!)

Just as a different perspective, here is Python growing a ternary operator,
i.e. how to get the same behavior as the C-like C ? A : B. There was
considerable debate about this, with Guido eventually Making a Decision.
What's interesting is that python gets ?: without any additional keywords,
or... punctuation:

There's no moral judgment here, just thought it was an interesting aside
from lies & nazism.


On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 4:04 PM, Paul Makepeace <paulm at> wrote:

> ... is starting to frustrate me. It's the one feature I am finding I'm
> really missing from That Other Language.
>  if ($bar in @foo) {
>    # ...
>  }
> (Does Perl 6 have it?)
> P, who does not want to make a temporary hash, thankyouverymuch

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