> As you were probably aware, warnings alert you and strictures disallow it altogether:
Yes, I became aware after posting the first time.
I expected inf and it's brothers▓ to be constants because of their magic behavior when being numified.
Introducing constants╣ for inf, -inf and NaN (even all uppercase like INF) would help clarifying the situation.
( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)
╣) like I demonstrated here
▓) every string starting with inf (no matter if upper or lower case) numifies to inf:
UPDATE: line 109 with"Inftyddssssd" fails with activated warnings, anything else with lc($else) ~~ ['inf','infinity'] won't
DB<123> use warnings; $a='InFiNiTy'+0
DB<125> use warnings;$a="Inftyddssssd"+0
Argument "Inftyddssssd" isn't numeric in addition (+) at (eval 74)[mul
+ti_perl5db.pl:644] line 2.
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