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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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