Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
good chemistry is complicated,
and a little bit messy -LW
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Re: split question

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Sep 10, 2001 at 16:30 UTC ( #111429=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: split question
in thread split question

A slightly more readable version might be:

my $inLine = "RPC, rpc #001b, (1987)"; my ($year) = $inLine =~ /\((\d+)\)/; die "No year found in '$inLine'\n" unless defined $year;
The reason for checking definedness is because of the potential for an erroneous year zero. (You might want to die on year 0 ... I dunno.)

------
We are the carpenters and bricklayers of the Information Age.

Don't go borrowing trouble. For programmers, this means Worry only about what you need to implement.


Comment on Re: Re: split question
Download Code

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://111429]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others about the Monastery: (7)
As of 2014-08-29 02:15 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    The best computer themed movie is:











    Results (275 votes), past polls