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Re: I think of pugs as:

by tbone1 (Monsignor)
on Jun 22, 2006 at 13:23 UTC ( #556898=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to I think of pugs as:

They are delicious, particularly if you marinate them in a tabby cat sauce and grill them with a twist of lemming.

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Re^2: I think of pugs as:
by spiritway (Vicar) on Jun 23, 2006 at 06:11 UTC

    Oh, you are *sick*. ++ for you...

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[Corion]: But people writing such code should document the objects they construct and why it makes sense for an object to be invisible as string while being true in a boolean context
[hippo]: That's equal parts clever and horrendous.
[Eily]: the overload version wouldn't return true with "$x" && !length $x though, I guess
[hippo]: The more I look at this code, the more $x is a plain old scalar and the more this condition will never be true. I'm calling it a bug at this point.
[hippo]: Thanks for your input which has soothed my sanity (a little)
[Corion]: Eily: Sure - if you force both things into stringy things, then you break that magic. But that would also mean that you changed the expression, as now $x = 0.00 will be true instead of false as it were before
[Corion]: Ah no, at least in my feeble experiments that doesn't change the meaning
[Corion]: We sell sanity in small packages ;)

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