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Re: printf

Oliver Kiddle wrote:
> Is this `_' a new perl feature:
>     perl -e 'printf "%_g\n",132643.45'
> does not work with 5.0005_03 or am I putting the underscore in the
> wrong place. We can always offer a choice of flag character here.

Ah, I misinterpreted.  I meant on input:
  perl -e 'print 3_000 + 2_000, "\n"'
But that's up to the math code, probably an easy addition.

> This returns me to using sprintf which should be okay.

That sounds like the best bet.

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