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Re^4: Is it real? (mu)

by apotheon (Deacon)
on Jun 01, 2006 at 18:43 UTC ( #553120=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Is it real? (mu)
in thread Is it real?

Ah, but: keep in mind that in Perl (as well as some other languages) having any positive value at all causes a variable to evaluate as "true" when tested for "truth". Thus, a vote for "Is Bigfoot real?" assigns it a value that evaluates as "true", aka "yes".

Or something.

DWIM, darn you! DWIM!

print substr("Just another Perl hacker", 0, -2);
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[james28909]: i dunno, if i didnt have so little experience in linux i would swap. but it would be to much of a learning curve for me right now.
[choroba]: Low-end is defined as the Perl that generates millions of income
[choroba]: sorry, that's high-end, of coursse
[choroba]: low end, in my talk, will be code that "we don't touch because it works" and noone knows why
[choroba]: I want to present the most bizzare bugs and misfeatures I met when working for a large financial institution
[choroba]: I already gave a similar talk to my friends in a pub and at an internal conference at work and people liked it, so maybe...
[choroba]: LanX: That's the heritage, I can't do anything else
[RonW]: Sounds like some system my employer has "It does exactly what we need it to do and can't afford to risk anything we can't prove is 100% compatible"
[marto]: choroba sounds interesting
[RonW]: james28909 Why not write a Perl program to do the task?

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