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Re: Alpha base-26 to base-10...

by pfaut (Priest)
on Jun 30, 2003 at 23:02 UTC ( #270357=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Alpha base-26 to base-10...

#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; sub convert26 { my $v = 0; $v = ($v * 26 + $_ - ord('a') + 1) for unpack("C*",shift); $v; } while (<DATA>) { chomp; print "$_: ",convert26($_),$/; } __DATA__ a z aa az ba zz aaa

Output:

a: 1 z: 26 aa: 27 az: 52 ba: 53 zz: 702 aaa: 703
90% of every Perl application is already written.
dragonchild


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