[Melbourne-pm] Roman numerals & assessing a CPAN module
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Thu Dec 10 19:18:11 PST 2009
Myf White wrote:
> I need to convert roman numerals to arabic, and there seem to be quite a
> few modules on the CPAN which can do this. So, has anyone used any of
> these and have any recommendations?
Although there was a later comment:
Both the Perl modules Roman and Math::Roman barf on roman.txt, so I had to
write my own roman->arabic converter. Then I used Math::Roman to convert
arabic->minimal roman. (Roman doesn't like numbers over 4000). Here's the bulk
of the roman->arabic converter [...]
> What methods do you use for assessing candidate modules?
A thread concentrating on the red flags:
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