On Sep 27, 2009, at 4:25 PM, ThomasW wrote:
> Thanks for that tip.  I wasn't aware that this also works with regexp
> matches.  It's great that it does!  By the way, is there anything
> substantially different from an elsif chain, except for being slightly
> less typing?

The semantics are the same in this case but I think the
case statement highlights the fact that you are doing a
sequence of matches against a single object, whereas the
standard if/then/else is a more general construct.

Gary Wright