On Aug 20, 2006, at 10:25 AM, Robert Klemme wrote:

> Luke Kanies <luke / madstop.com> wrote:
>> By far the easiest way to do this is to stick them in a hash:
>
> I'd say Jeffrey's approach (i.e. stick those arrays into an array)  
> is by far
> the easiest and hassle free approach.  Your approach has the  
> disadvantage
> that it will loose creation order because alphanumeric sorting of  
> names like
> "a1", "a2" etc. will only work until "a9".

Sure; if you need to be able to sort based on name, use an array, I  
suppose.  OP implied naming was more important than ordering, which  
usually means a hash, but either is sufficient, clearly.

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