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Not likely, since Perl is so permissive about what is a number and what is a string, the Moose type constraint for numbers allows them to also be strings as well.

The solution with the around is actually pretty good, or as another responder points out, make sure that the value is a number before it is actually added to your data object.

-stvn

In reply to Re^3: Moose - ensuring a getter returns a number by stvn
in thread Moose - ensuring a getter returns a number by perl5ever

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