[mercury-users] string__to_float

Michael Day mikeday at bigpond.net.au
Mon Feb 11 15:17:08 AEDT 2002

> That is an error in string__to_float - it should fail if the entire
> string argument is not a well formed float representation.

That would certainly be more intuitive to use :)

Although another predicate that parsed an int or float and returned the 
unconsumed portion of the string would be handy for reading pesky strings 
like "1.2cm" and so forth. (Luckily, I have lex! All hail Ralph :)


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