Re: Bug#580059: ITP: libswitch-perl -- A switch statement for Perl
Dominic Hargreaves <email@example.com> writes:
> * Package name : libswitch-perl
> Version : 2.16
> Upstream Author : Damian Conway <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * URL : http://search.cpan.org/dist/Switch/
> * License : Perl
> Programming Lang: Perl
> Description : A switch statement for Perl
> The Switch.pm module implements a generalized case mechanism that covers many
> possible combinations of switch and case values.
Is there a sane reason for wanting to include this?
For perl 5.10 and later you have the given/when statement which does
the same in a much less fragile way. Please don't write new code using
At least add a big warning in the description that this is a obsolete
module and using given/when with perl 5.10 is very much prefered.