I'm Sure There's A Better Way

phawkins at spamnotconnact.com phawkins at spamnotconnact.com
Mon Jul 9 19:37:38 CEST 2001


>>>>> "AM" == Aahz Maruch <aahz at panix.com> writes:

AM> In article <3b4676ad$0$324$8eec23a at newsreader.tycho.net>,
AM> Neil Macneale <mac4-devnull at theory.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Note: this sollution requires 2 characters after the decimal point....
>> 
>> def isDollarAmount(s):
>> try:
>> if s.count == 1 and s[-3] == '.':
>> dol, cen = s.split('.')
>> int(dol)
>> int(cen)
>> return 1
>> int(s)
>> return 1
>> except:
>> return None

AM> I would change "int(dol)" to "long(dol)".

And s.count to s.count('.')

Otherwise, cute.
-- 
Patricia J. Hawkins
Hawkins Internet Applications, LLC





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