Convert '165.0' to int

Frank Millman frank at chagford.com
Mon Jul 25 07:50:58 CEST 2011


On Jul 25, 2:04 am, Gregory Ewing <greg.ew... at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> 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?
>

To be honest, I don't even know what that means! I could read up on
it, but I think this has gone far enough. Having flogged this horse to
death, I will now let it rest in peace :-)

Frank



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