[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #884: fromfile and fromstring locale dependency

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Tue Dec 30 13:16:17 CST 2008

#884: fromfile and fromstring locale dependency
 Reporter:  pv         |        Owner:  cdavid
     Type:  defect     |       Status:  new   
 Priority:  normal     |    Milestone:  1.3.0 
Component:  numpy.lib  |      Version:  none  
 Severity:  normal     |   Resolution:        
 Keywords:             |  
Comment (by pv):

 Oops, it seems that we can't fully trust PyOS_ascii_strtod to be locale-
 independent either, at least on python2.5. Consider string ``1,234``.
 Under C locale, this is parsed to 1, but under fr_FR nothing is parsed.

Ticket URL: <http://scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/884#comment:5>
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