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Re: Question about Numbers, Strings & SPLITby erroneousBollock (Curate)
|on Nov 29, 2007 at 04:38 UTC||Need Help??|
You need to escape '.' in the regular expression like this:
'.' in a regular expression matches any single character, rather than the period character.
Please have a look through perlre.
Personally, I like to do:
If $fract isn't defined, it'll be evaluated as zero when used numerically.