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in thread Purpose of =~ and = in this statement

"0 but true" is the self-documenting way to have a zero value evaluating to true, "0E0" is the clever but not so obvious one.

Alexander

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Re^7: Purpose of =~ and = in this statement
by Marshall (Canon) on May 27, 2022 at 00:25 UTC
    I am not the judge or the author of either one of these variations. I simply report that 0E0 is in current use.