On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 11:27:56 +0100, Juerd <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Larry Wall skribis 2005-03-17 21:06 (-0800):
> > oct and hex are arguably misnamed, since most functions are named by
> > what they produce, not by what they take as input. I don't know what
> > the replacement should be, though. Maybe it's not worth fixing.
> +"0x$_" # hex
> +"0o$_" # oct
> +"0b$_" # bin (does not exist in Perl 5)
Too bad sub names can't start with numbers:
0x $hex; # hex $hex
That would make sense to me.