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Re: Disadvantage of using 'eq' operator to compare numbers.

by ikegami (Pope)
on Jan 01, 2010 at 22:18 UTC ( #815233=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Disadvantage of using 'eq' operator to compare numbers.

If you want one to be equal to one, you want the numerical operators:

>perl -le"print 1 == '1.0' ?1:0" 1 >perl -le"print 1 eq '1.0' ?1:0" 0

If you want two to be less than ten, you want the numerical operators:

>perl -le"print 2 < 10 ?1:0" 1 >perl -le"print 2 lt 10 ?1:0" 0


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Re^2: Disadvantage of using 'eq' operator to compare numbers.
by dsheroh (Parson) on Jan 02, 2010 at 14:01 UTC
    If you want two to be less than ten, you want the numerical operators:
    You've got a typo there... s/numerical/string/ (The examples still demonstrate it correctly.)

    The thinko was mine, not ikegami's. My comment was incorrect and adds nothing to the discussion; please reap.

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