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[Caml-list] string_of_float -> float_of_string locale dependency bug
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Date: 2004-06-14 (15:58)
From: Evgeny Chukreev <sjah@l...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] string_of_float -> float_of_string locale dependency bug
On Tue, 15 Jun 2004 00:23:47 +0900 (JST)
    /Yamagata/ /Yoriyuki/ <yoriyuki@mbg.ocn.ne.jp> wrote:

XL>> The C library API for internationalization is largely broken, and as
XL>> you can see there is nothing we can do to work around the fact that
XL>> the current locale is a global variable for the whole program.

YY> You can temporally save the current LC_NUMERIC value, change its value
YY> to C, and restore the value after the conversion.  What is a problem?


Another approach: write own strtod function which doesn't depend on
the LC_NUMERIC locale.

Or take a look at Python's: _localemodule.c and locale.py.

... WBR, Evgeny ...

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