[Python-Dev] string to float containing whitespace

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Wed Apr 29 16:30:53 CEST 2009

Someone please tell me I'm not going mad.  I could have sworn that once upon
a time attempting to convert numeric strings to ints or floats if they
contained whitespace raised an exception.  As far back as 1.5.2 it appears
that float(), string.atof() and string.atoi() allow whitespace.  Maybe I'm
thinking of trailing non-numeric, non-whitespace characters.


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