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Re: = vs cmp

by mrbbking (Hermit)
on May 27, 2002 at 12:20 UTC ( #169555=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to <=> vs cmp

You can sort names and numbers with sort, and then have pretty clean code:
my $code = 'untested; no Perl on this machine...'; my @numbers = qw (5 6 7 2 4 5); my @names = qw(Larry Randal Tom Jon); @numbers = sort @numbers; @names = sort @names; foreach(@numbers){ print "$_\n"; } foreach(@names){ print "$_\n"; }
...I admit that I may be missing the point, since sort uses <=> internally, by default...

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[james28909]: i have thught about this and though about it lol
[james28909]: also remember, that if 'Today' is may 1, then Yesterday is not may 31 lol
[james28909]: theoretically speaking ofcourse
[james28909]: so if you subtracting as you loop, be aware that you will eventually be subtracting into a past month, or year <.<
[james28909]: dontcha love it!

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