Convert '165.0' to int

Ben Finney ben+python at
Sun Jul 24 04:53:10 EDT 2011

Frank Millman <frank at> writes:

> I know I am flogging a dead horse here, but IMHO, '165', '165.',
> '165.0', and '165.00' are all valid string representations of the
> integer 165.[1]

I disagree entirely. Once you introduce a decimal point into the
representation, you're no longer representing an integer.

(They might be the same *number*, but that's not saying the same thing.)

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