[portland] Reformatting Data Files

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue Mar 22 22:38:51 CET 2011

Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2011, Ethan Furman wrote:
>> How about a function that either floats your string, or returns the 
>> string if it's not a number?
>   Thank you. I'm moving among emacs, SQL, R, and python and think my brain
> short-circuited along the way. Didn't think of this.

Heh -- no worries.  Same situation happened to me a couple months ago. 
Got so caught up in the complexities that I missed the simple solution.

>> Hope this helps!
>   Certainly does.
> Much appreciated,

Awesome.  Good luck!


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