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Jonathan Scott Duff
October 11, 2001 08:28
Re: NaN+NaNi
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On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 11:13:59AM -0400, Dan Sugalski wrote:
> As for more complex string literals evaluating to numbers, I think that's 
> something best left to either a user-written sub, or user-written fancy 
> parser hacks. Up to Larry whether it goes in the base language, but I think 
> I'd prefer not.

Speaking of string turning into numbers ...

It's bothered me that I can write 100_000 in my perl code, but if I have
a string "100_000" it'll evaluate to 100 when numerified. It would be
really weird if "10indigo" became 10i, "1e3foobar" became 1000, and
"10_000" became 10 in Perl 6 IMHO.

Jonathan Scott Duff

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