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Re^2: Writing It Myself, DWIM, and Expectations

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Oct 08, 2004 at 21:52 UTC ( #397789=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Writing It Myself, DWIM, and Expectations
in thread Writing It Myself, DWIM, and Expectations

I would love to see you write a meditation on this. DB abstraction layers are of interest to me, especially when I come across something that can help me improve my hand-rolled ones. :-)

Being right, does not endow the right to be rude; politeness costs nothing.
Being unknowing, is not the same as being stupid.
Expressing a contrary opinion, whether to the individual or the group, is more often a sign of deeper thought than of cantankerous belligerence.
Do not mistake your goals as the only goals; your opinion as the only opinion; your confidence as correctness. Saying you know better is not the same as explaining you know better.

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[Lady_Aleena]: You could quote it. <c>perl -e 'print "1.0"'>/c> returns 1.0
[Lady_Aleena]: perl -e 'my $var = "1.0"; print $var;' if it is in a variable also returns 1.0, though perl -e 'my $var = 1.0; print $var;' returns 1.
[1nickt]: In my case I can simply pass sprintf '%.1f', 1.0 (to Types::Standard:: Int), but what if you didn;t know the precision of the number you were working with? Seems I must be missing something. Oh well, my test list is complete, mooving on ...

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