Convert '165.0' to int

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at
Sun Jul 24 20:04:49 EDT 2011

Frank Millman wrote:

> 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]
> Therefore, for practical purposes, it would not be wrong for python's
> 'int' function to accept these without complaining.

How far would you go with that? Would you also accept
'1.65e2' as a valid representation of the integer 165?


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