[Python-3000] Fwd: Re: Fwd: Re: Octal
Nicko van Someren
nicko at nicko.org
Thu Mar 15 10:29:26 CET 2007
On 14 Mar 2007, at 23:08, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> IOW, the only thing I'm unsure about is whether int('0012', 0) should
> return 10 or complain like eval('0012') would. Perhaps it's best to
> say that int('0012', 0) is a safer way to parse Python int literals,
> and that would make it an error.
The current documentation for the int() says "If radix is zero ...
the interpretation is the same as for integer literals." I very much
think that this should remain true.
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