[Numpy-discussion] Unexpected float96 precision loss

Chris Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Thu Sep 2 13:09:46 CDT 2010


Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> We'll just need to add long double versions of NumPyOS_ascii_strtod and 
> NumPyOS_ftolf that call sscanf with the correct format string in the end.

hmm -- if you're going to do that, maybe we could re-factor and use 
sscanf everywhere instead of ato*() -- the ato* functions are a 
nightmare, and fromfile() and fromstring are riddled with bugs because 
of it.

-Chris




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