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Equivilence not working (forget it)

December 3, 2002 15:27
Equivilence not working (forget it)
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Don't bother.  I have just seen exactly how stupid I am.  "multipart" 
will never match "multitype".


This is driving me nuts!

Look at this:

  $content = $1;
  $subtype = $2;
  print $content;  #this returns "multitype"

  print "1match $1\n" if $1 eq $content;
  print "2match $1\n" if $1 eq "multitype";
  print "3match $1\n" if $content eq "multitype";

If I run this, "1match multitype" is printed.  2 and 3 don't match.

The weird thing is that if I unpack $content, and "multitype" into arrays 
as hex, the arrays match perfectly.  There are no trailing strange 
characters or anything.

So what am I doing wrong here?  Any takers?


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