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by mce (Curate)
on Jun 05, 2004 at 10:34 UTC ( #361451=scratchpad: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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[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 ;)
[Eily]: oh, boolean context uses the "" overload if no bool overload has been defined
[Eily]: (I wondered if overloading bool was actually necessary)

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