[Python-ideas] PEP 485: A Function for testing approximate equality

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Jan 23 23:07:01 CET 2015

On Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:55:33 +1100
Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> Longer names preferable. It was quite a long way into the original
> thread before I understood what "atol" meant - my brain kept wanting
> it to be related to the atoi family of functions from C (ASCII to
> Integer (atoi), ASCII to Long (atol), etc, converting strings to
> integers).

Same thing here, I think "atol" is too cryptic.



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