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Re: Re: A Perl aptitude test

by TheDamian (Priest)
on May 02, 2003 at 22:39 UTC ( #255188=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: A Perl aptitude test
in thread A Perl aptitude test

the only one I think is a bit unreasonable is #1, because it is code you wouldn't normally ever expect to write except in error.

I think the problem with the question is that the parens are there only to be "tricky". The error would be more understandable if the parenthesized operation was of lower precedence.

So I'd have posed the question like this:

  1. The following line of code is an example of a common coding error in Perl:
    print (2 + 3) * 4;
    1. What does the statement print?
    2. Why?
    3. How could you fix it?

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[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!
[james28909]: Today would be scalar localtime. Yesterday would be scalar localtime - 1. sunday - monday would variate scalar localtime - ?
[james28909]: oops s/sunday - monday/sunday - saturday/
[james28909]: my mind is blown haha

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