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Re^2: Array of operators ...

by TJPride (Pilgrim)
on Sep 12, 2013 at 22:07 UTC ( #1053806=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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I used this exact approach when I was duplicating the PHP "date" function in Perl. Given, as you go to longer mathematical expressions, it'll probably be simpler to just pattern match for non-allowed characters (anything that isn't a number or limited set of operators) and then eval if everything looks ok.

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