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Re: [DotGNU]Call for test cases... Numeric Formatting

From: Jonathan P Springer
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]Call for test cases... Numeric Formatting
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 13:39:04 -0500
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On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 11:25:01PM +0530, Gopal V wrote:
> >     2.  ECMA defines decimal and group separators (and positive and
> >     negative signs) as strings.  Should pnetlib be prepared for
> >     multi-character signs?
> Would that be much of an issue on formatting ? ... I thought that was
> more concerned with parsing the strings into types ...

I suppose it isn't really.  I discovered it late in my coding, so there
may be a few places I need to patch up.  I'm giving StringBuilder quite
a workout.

> Btw, I have some happy news as well ... the parrot CVS now has a 
> dotgnu.ops file carrying some of the opcodes needed for supporting
> sized integers in parrot (Int32,16,8..) ... So we're moving on the 
> parrot front now ..(and now we can add new opcodes if needed)...

I'm very happy to hear this.  As most of you know, I think it's
necessary to differentiate dotgnu and the Gargele-Blaster Foo Muncher
from IL.


-Jonathan P Springer <address@hidden>
"A standard is an arbitrary solution to a recurring problem." - Joe Hazen

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