Function: bcmod version 468

Function:
Description: Get the modulus of the left_operand using modulus.
Version:
Status: obsolete
Date: 2012-03-16 19:59
Summary: Adding note and reading more digits.
Programmer: jj5
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/*
Note: this function is a hack, and it only supports the use cases I require at
the moment, being: integral left_operand and modulus, and a modulus cannot be arbitrary precision (it must fit in a native number, i.e. a double).
*/
function bcmod( left_operand, modulus ) {
  modulus = abs( parseInt( modulus ) ).toString();
  var result = '';
  var read = 4;
  do {
    result = ( parseInt( result + left_operand.substr( 0, read ) ) % modulus ).toString();
    left_operand = left_operand.substr( read );
  }
  while ( left_operand.length > 0 );
  return result;
}
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