[Israel.pm] checking for presence of a value in a list

Ran Eilam ran.eilam at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 03:39:01 PDT 2007

> > Well, you're right that List::MoreUtils is not core and List::Util is.
> > However, why is "first" preferable over "any"? I think "any" would be
> > preferable here, because we're not interested in the first item that
> > matches, just if it exists. And "any" probably short-circuits.

Yes it does, so you are, as always, right.

sub any (&@) {
    my $f = shift;
    return if ! @_;
    for (@_) {
	return 1 if $f->();
    return 0;


 Ran Eilam ran.eilam at gmail.com

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