[Python-Dev] Shortcut bugfix

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue, 18 Mar 2003 13:47:24 +1200 (NZST)

Raymond Hettinger <raymond.hettinger@verizon.net>:

> Current string.atoi:
>     def atoi(s, base=10):
>         return _int(s, base)
> Proposed string.atoi:
>     def atoi(s, *args):
>         return _int(s, *args)

It looks harmless to me. My only concern would be if it
started making things like string.atoi("0x10") accepted,
but a quick experiment suggests that this would not be
the case (in 2.2, at least).

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