[Python-ideas] Add a builtin method to 'int' for base/radix conversion

Masklinn masklinn at masklinn.net
Mon Aug 31 10:32:44 CEST 2009

On 31 Aug 2009, at 02:45 , Yuvgoog Greenle wrote:
> Some of the questions that remain:
> 1. Whether this should be a method for int or a regular function in a
> standard library module like math.
> 2. What should the method/function be called? (base_convert, radix,  
> etc)
> What do you guys think?
The format mini-language already has presentation types for binary,  
octal, dec and hex outputs. Maybe this could be expanded in some way  
to get arbitrary base output (between 2 and 36 to match int())

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