SPUG: Switch's "case" matching doesn't set $1 !

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes sthoenna at efn.org
Thu Feb 15 00:12:53 PST 2007

Jacinta Richardson wrote:
> Michael R. Wolf wrote:
>> Here's the bug I submitted a few weeks ago.  There's been no action on
>> it
>> since I submitted it.  I guess the anticipated fix-date is Perl6.
> My documentation bugs hadn't been addressed last I looked either.  But I
> the fix date is Perl 5.10.  5.10 brings in given and smart match, so no
> need for "Switch".  Not sure when that's scheduled to be released though.

There's no schedule.  There was talk of converting Switch to no longer use
a source filter for 5.10, but no one has actually done it.

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