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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I see a lot of examples of the "$2 each, or 2 for $5" sort of mentality in my travels. It just doesn't make sense some times.

    Of course, you could get into the issues of round-off if you want to look at the pennies. My brother figured out once that buying two separate Big Gulps was one cent cheaper than ringing them up together, because of the way the sales tax rounded on the different transactions.

    • Randal L. Schwartz
    • Stonehenge
  • Strange gaps in the columns of numbers is not my fault - it seems that the use.perl formatting code does some wacky things when presented with long lines.