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Re^2: is_numeric

by GrandFather (Sage)
on Apr 11, 2007 at 21:25 UTC ( #609495=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: is_numeric
in thread is_numeric

return eval { ! ref $x and $x == $x };

is a light weight way to fix that case.


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Re^3: is_numeric
by ikegami (Pope) on Apr 12, 2007 at 01:37 UTC
    But if you do that, objects that overload numerification to return a number won't be considered numbers...

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