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Re^2: length() and the Schwartzian transform

by tobyink (Abbot)
on Feb 27, 2014 at 14:54 UTC ( #1076403=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: length() and the Schwartzian transform
in thread length() and the Schwartzian transform

The following one-liner neatly illustrates why length is faster on strings than numbers...

perl -MDevel::Peek -e'Dump($_) for "42", 42'
use Moops; class Cow :rw { has name => (default => 'Ermintrude') }; say Cow->new->name

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[marto]: I don't think their inability to make any sense is related to alcohol
[Discipulus]: their?
[karlgoethebier]: marto: "their inability.." Perhaps the result of a wrong education?
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