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Re^4: Numification of strings

by Marshall (Prior)
on Aug 02, 2010 at 18:11 UTC ( #852511=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Numification of strings
in thread Numification of strings

I updated my post above:
re: Also of note is that in Perl, a string that looks like a number is still a string until used in a numeric context. Feel free to suggest alternate wording for this sentence.

These leading zero situations can happen when reading DB files of various formats, say from a split() or whatever.


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