[spambayes-dev] RE: [Python-Dev] RE: [Spambayes] Question (orpossibly a bug report)

Martin v. L÷wis martin@v.loewis.de
26 Jul 2003 00:21:16 +0200

"Tim Peters" <tim.one@comcast.net> writes:

> > Unfortunately, the "true" source of atof (i.e. from conv.obj) is not
> > shipped with MSVC :-(
> Would that help us if we could get it?  I'm not sure how.

I would hope that some inner routine that does the actual construction
of the double is locale-independent, and takes certain details as
separate arguments. Then, this routine could be used, passing the "C"
specific parameters instead of those of the current locale.