in reply to Re: Tales from writing a RPN evaluator in Perl 5, Perl 6 and Haskellin thread Tales from writing a RPN evaluator in Perl 5, Perl 6 and Haskell
$x = "12plus some garbage";
$y = "5+-*&^%$#@!";
$sixty = $x * $y;
Yes, but not for strings like "12.99999e-2" or "somejunk42".
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