string conversion, format functions
Wed Apr 23 23:37:06 CEST 2003
Strange, but they are in erlang, not strings:
since a string is a list, they work quite well. :)
HP Wei <hp@REDACTED> wrote:
> I have a string "123" and want to convert it to an integer
> or float, and vice versa.
> In python, I go to the string module and
> there are string.atoi(), string.atof(), and str(number).
> So, by habit, I went to string module doc in Erlang
> I could not find the counterparts of these functions. Where are they ?
> B = 3.
> I want to form a string "0003".
> ** Can io:format generate such a printout ?
> ** Can it be redirected to a string ?
> ** If not, how do folks in Erlang world do this padding?
* [...] Note that 120 sec is defined in the protocol as the maximum
* possible RTT. I guess we'll have to use something other than TCP
* to talk to the University of Mars.
* PAWS allows us longer timeouts and large windows, so once implemented
* ftp to mars will work nicely.
-- from /usr/src/linux/net/inet/tcp.c, concerning RTT [round trip time]
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