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decimal to binary?

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Bryan R Harris
September 23, 2009 12:01
decimal to binary?
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I need to convert a number like this:   -3205.0569059
... into an 8-byte double (big and little endian), e.g. 4f 3e 52 00 2a bc 93
d3  (I just made up those 8 byte values).

Is this easy in perl?  Are long and short ints easy as well?


- Bryan

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