[Chicago-talk] detecting whether a scalar is number or a string.

Andy Lester andy at petdance.com
Sun Jul 6 18:12:04 PDT 2008

The Big question, Richard, is why you want to know if it's a number or  
not.  What will you do based on whether it is or isn't?  Are you  
trying to validate input to a subroutine?  Then take a look at  
Params::Validate which already has solved this problem.


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