[Tutor] Need to convert 1,987,087,234,456 to an int
john at fouhy.net
Thu Aug 16 04:57:27 CEST 2007
On 16/08/07, Dick Moores <rdm at rcblue.com> wrote:
> That's cool! However, it doesn't solve the problem in my original post.
> >>> t = 1,987,087,234,456
> File "<input>", line 1
> t = 1,987,087,234,456
> SyntaxError: invalid token
Hmm, yes. Any integer starting with a 0 is octal, which means that
using '8' or '9' is a syntax error. Also, even if you don't get the
syntax error, the numbers will come out differently.
It'll be fixed in Python 3000 :-)
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