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certainly has merit

by hding (Chaplain)
on Jul 09, 2002 at 00:19 UTC ( #180358=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to A better mod (%) operator?

It is certainly a sensible thing to want. Common Lisp provides this via multiple return values and the functions floor, ceiling, truncate, and round, for example. I'm not enough of a Perl guy to know what the best way to do it in Perl would be.

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[Corion]: ... the temporary tables, and also don't have a good idea on how to create unique table names for them
[hippo]: OIC. In that case leave it out but invite feature requests and see if any of the users suggest it. :-)
[Corion]: Talking about this makes me realize that it's likely only a half useful idea. But it still would be convenient to have as an option...
[Corion]: hippo: Hmmm - yeah, I could document it and wait for code implementing that option to show up ;-D

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