Author lemburg
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Date 2009-08-07.08:45:52
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Mark Dickinson wrote:
> 
> I'm less concerned about decimal points and the like, and more bothered by 
> the fact that e.g., int(x, 16) accepts some, but not all, characters with 
> the Hex_Digit property.  This seems counter to the intent of the Unicode 
> standard.

int()/float() use the decimal codec for numbers - this only supports
base-10 numbers. For hex numbers, we'd need a new hex codec (only
the encoder part, actually), otherwise, int('a') would start to return
10.

Any takers ?
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