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Re: Scientific Notation Throws Off Results.

by fruiture (Curate)
on Jan 14, 2004 at 15:53 UTC ( #321279=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Scientific Notation Throws Off Results.

bl0rf said it: don't stringify things that you don't actually need as strings. The "number of digits" needs no stringification, it's a logarithm:

sub number_of_digits { my $number = shift; my $base = shift || 10; 1 + int( log($number) / log($base) ) }
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