How to convert string to float in Python 1.2

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sun Jan 19 02:44:35 CET 2003


Terry Reedy wrote:

> I believe you have atof() (ascii-to-float) available, either in
> builtins or string module.

There's a string.atof, but you're better off using the float
type/function anyway.

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