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Re: (elbie): Interpreting values alternately as $trings and Integers = confused response by Perl

by premchai21 (Curate)
on Apr 15, 2002 at 01:09 UTC ( #159058=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to (elbie): Interpreting values alternately as $trings and Integers = confused response by Perl
in thread Interpreting values alternately as $trings and Integers = confused response by Perl

I agree that the quotes should probably be removed, but for reasons of clarity -- that is, people are likely to glance at the code and accidentally interpret the == as an eq due to seeing quotes. == does "true numerical comparison" whether or not there are quotes there; the string gets converted to a number for the ==, and it DWYM.


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