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Why do these two strings equal each other?
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Why do these two strings equal each other?

Why do these two strings equal each other?

(OP)

CODE --> CFML

<cfset varA = "018-009">
<cfset varB = "009-018">

<cfif varA IS varB>true<cfelse>false</cfif> 

The above resolves to true.

RE: Why do these two strings equal each other?

wish i knew

however, <cfif Evaluate(varA) IS Evaluate(varB)>true<cfelse>false</cfif>

produces false

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RE: Why do these two strings equal each other?

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From what I can tell, the strings are being converted to dates. Both are interpreted as September 18 2013, which is why the comparison resolves to true. If you want to ensure a string comparison, use compare() or compareNoCase() instead.


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RE: Why do these two strings equal each other?

Quote (r937)

however, <cfif Evaluate(varA) IS Evaluate(varB)>true<cfelse>false</cfif>

produces false

Yeah, evaluate() converts those strings to numbers, ie +9 and -9, rather than dates. Cute, huh?

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