[Python-Dev] Python and the Unicode Character Database
stefan-usenet at bytereef.org
Tue Nov 30 16:55:19 CET 2010
Alexander Belopolsky <alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 9:56 AM, haiyang kang <cornsea at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> But you should be able to write:
> >> text = input("Enter a number using your preferred digits: ")
> >> num = float(text)
> >> without caring whether the user enters 一.一 or 1.1 or something else.
> > yes. from logical point of view, this can happen. ...
> Please stop discussing a non-feature. Python's float *does not*
> accept ' 一.一'. This was reported as a bug and closed as invalid.
That seems irrelevant to me. One of the main topics of this thread is
whether actual native speakers would be happy with ascii-only input for
haiyang kang confirmed that this is the case. I hope that more
local speakers will contribute their views.
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