int(rand() + 1), int(rand()) +1, and hashes

C. Abney cabney at
Sun Jul 16 14:20:17 CDT 2000

On Sun, 16 Jul 2000, Eugene Tsyrklevich wrote:

> hash keys are supposed to be strings (perl does the translation for you
> i.e. float -> string)

And you might want those trailing significant digits...

> combine the two :-)

Ok, maybe I'll see what happens when the Rogerian psychotherapist meets
Shannon and Crick. <g>  I've already come up with a pretty fair (but
severely whacked) simulacrum of Longfellow.

Mighty Mouse is a cartoon. Superman is a real guy. No way a cartoon could beat
up a real guy! -- Teddy                                               C. Abney


The posting address is: san-diego-pm-list at

List requests should be sent to: majordomo at

If you ever want to remove yourself from this mailing list,
you can send mail to <majordomo at> with the following
command in the body of your email message:

    unsubscribe san-diego-pm-list

If you ever need to get in contact with the owner of the list,
(if you have trouble unsubscribing, or have questions about the
list itself) send email to <owner-san-diego-pm-list at> .
This is the general rule for most mailing lists when you need
to contact a human.

More information about the San-Diego-pm mailing list