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Answer: lt versus le in string comparision

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Jun 13, 2002 at 14:06 UTC ( #174203=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > strings > lt versus le in string comparision - Answer contributed by Abigail-II

Consider this:
my $str = 'y'; $str ++; print "$str\n"; $str ++; print "$str\n";
This will print
    z
    aa
Now, both z and aa are less or equal to z. It isn't until you reach za that you have a string that isn't less or equal to z.

Abigail

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