[erlang-questions] floating point syntax
Thu Apr 15 18:30:45 CEST 2010
Yes, it is supposed to be like that, no, it is not a bug. Floats
consist of both parts before and after the decimal point and an
On 15 April 2010 16:21, Anthony Shipman <> wrote:
> The reference manual says "There are two types of numeric literals, integers
> and floats. Besides the conventional notation,..."
> But what is the "conventional notation" exactly? I find that this fails:
> 19> io_lib:fread("~f", "1e+2").
> 1.e+2 fails
> 1 fails
> 1. fails
> 1.0 succeeds
> .1 fails
> 0.1 succeeds
> 1.0e+2 succeeds
> Is it supposed to be like that or is there a bug?
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