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  • by zby (4817) on 2009.05.20 4:10 (#68680) Homepage
    I have just discovered that smartmatch provides great semantics for testing for true with dynamic checks. It implements scalar, regexes and callbacks and also arrays and hashes. It gives the check creator full flexibillity - while not requiring complex checks (or rather shifting the check complexity to the core language).

    Of course 5.10 is still rare in production - so in FormHandler we just emulate smartmatch.

    • We're not on 5.10 at work and probably won't be any time soon. Still, while smart match is a great "first check", does it return the paths? That's what I need, not just the values.