Clash of the Slashes
By Theo van Hoesel (vanHoesel) from Amsterdam.pm, Groningen.pm, AmsterdamX.pm
Date: Saturday, 30 November 2013 10:00
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Any
Tags: divide fraction slash unicode
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The divisions of dividers...
A slash is a slash and nothing else, but it's being used for so many other purposes. As a former math-teacher I can not stand the abuse of that symbol that has so many meanings. And than, for that purpose we should use it, we seem to live in a 'decimal' world.
This is about *using* fractions in Perl and a call for Porters to start using Unicode... it isn't that hard!
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