Michael Campbell <michael_s_campbell / yahoo.com> writes:

> > I'm so used to it now it almost seems
> > to make sense.
> > 
> > At least it's consistent with C's scanf 
> > (I think).
> 
> it is.  Perl's automatic background string-to-number context
> switching, too.

And this is a good thing because....  :)

I'm struggling to think of an instance where silently ignoring these
errors makes sense.


Dave