string.atoi and string.atol broken? [OT]
__peter__ at web.de
Thu Jan 27 09:35:21 CET 2005
Christos TZOTZIOY Georgiou wrote:
>>> In current Greek hexadecimal is "δεκαεξαδικόν" ("dekaexadikon").
I borrowed Guido's time machine to fix the above (hopefully) :-)
>>The Latin part escaped me.
> By Latin I suppose you jokingly mean the Greek parts... :)
I thought it was a well-known fact that speakers of the awful German
language have absolutely no humour.
My first assumption was that hexadecimal is Greek and then I modified that
to a Greek/Latin combo "έξαdecimal".
> Just in case it didn't show up correctly in your ng/mail client, it does
> on groups.google.com (the post was in UTF-8, dammit! --excuse my romance
It did show up correctly, but was garbled in the response through technical
incompetence of the poster.
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