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Re^3: Perl returns NaN after addition

by syphilis (Chancellor)
on Oct 17, 2013 at 03:37 UTC ( #1058591=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Perl returns NaN after addition
in thread Perl returns NaN after addition

or, if the OP happens to use Math::BigFloat

It's interesting that Math::BigFloat decides it has to numify a non-numeric string to NaN ... when everything else numifies such a string to zero.

Actually, I'm tempted to s/interesting/stupid/, but maybe there's a precedent somewhere that gives some credence to the Math::BigFloat behaviour.

Cheers,
Rob

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