[OT] PERL

Peter W A Wood peterwawood at gmail.com
Sun May 18 06:53:30 EDT 2014


Richmond

On 18 May 2014, at 18:31, Richmond wrote:

> Can anybody tell me what a % sign [not a hash] as an operator means in PERL?
> 
> $lo = ($uni - 0x10000) % 0x400 + 0xDC00
> 
> IFF a % means the same as MOD in Livecode then
> the formula in the recent stack I made to calculate surrogate pairs is not
> as bad as it could be and only needs slight modification.

Perl - %  - Modulus - Divides left hand operand by right hand operand and returns remainder (perl tutorial)
LiveCode - Evaluates to the remainder left over when one number is divided by another (LC dictionary)

Regards

Peter



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