[Python-Dev] LC_NUMERIC and C libraries

Barry Warsaw barry@python.org
20 Jul 2003 14:29:26 -0400

On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 18:24, Christian Reis wrote:

> I've spoken briefly to Guido about this, and he's suggested python-dev
> as the place to ask. I'd really like to know how bad "too much would
> break" is, and if anybody contemplates a way to fix it [*]. I'd volunteer to
> work on the change, of course. 
> [1] http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=114132
> [2] http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/embedding-locale.html
> [*] Havoc Pennington, from the GTK+ team, has offered a
> LC_NUMERIC-agnostic strtod() implementation, but I get the feeling this
> is more involved than just that.

Can we perhaps have a PEP for the 2.4 timeframe?