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Re^6: Perl oddities

by herveus (Parson)
on Mar 02, 2005 at 15:09 UTC ( #435856=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: Perl oddities
in thread Perl oddities

Howdy!

To be more clear, the utility of push, et al. justifies their existence. I claim (without specific evidence) that the trig functions are, in general, used much less frequently, thus making their expansion a less productive use of energy.

yours,
Michael


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Re^7: Perl oddities
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 02, 2005 at 15:46 UTC
    Whose energy? It's not that tan (and acos, and asin, and atan) isn't provided by the C math library.

    Guess what, a corner where C is more programmer friendly than Perl... Now, that's an oddity! ;-)

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