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Simon Cozens
October 5, 2000 05:03
Re: pp_add -> pp_i_add efficiency hack?
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On Thu, Oct 05, 2000 at 06:38:59AM -0500, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> > Argh. Hang on, I didn't do anything floating point. Why has it upgraded to
> > PVNV?
> Because that's the way Perl does it.  I hate it too.

Yup, it dawned on me a few minutes after posting that we can't do much
else because to discover whether you can use the integer
addition/subtraction/etc. on, say, C<$a+3> you have to go through the
whole looks_like_number thing to find out whether C<$a> is really an
integer or a float. So it would lose anyway. Bletch.

You're not Dave.  Who are you?

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