[Tutor] Re: Help converting strings to floats

Charlie Clark Charlie@begeistert.org
Wed, 29 Aug 2001 09:45:01 +0200

>> You Europeans just can't do anything right, can you <wink>? 
OT: The English still haven't adpated successfully to the metric system 
20 years after switching... long term I would expect the "European" 
system to dominate...
>> -D 
>Actually, there is such a converter; it's in the locale module. Just 
set the 
>locale to something appropriate using locale.setlocale(), then use 
>locale.atof() to convert it. 
I thought there might be. Bummer that it doesn't work on the BeOS 
version which is what I am using for development but thanx anyway.