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Re: convert letters into a number

by Prof Vince (Friar)
on Aug 30, 2007 at 13:46 UTC ( #636077=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to convert letters into a number

Somehow shorter :
use List::Util qw/sum/; my %h; @h{'A' .. 'Z', 0 .. 9} = (1 .. 26, 0 .. 9); my $num = sum @h{map uc, split //, $letters};

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