Thu May 12 10:46:51 CEST 2005
Alexander Williams wrote:
> Is it really INTENDED that erlang:list_to_float("3") blows up with a
> badarg? I mean, yes, in theory I could go looking through for a
> period before passing data in, but that seems a little ...
> complicated for something that's not truly a bad argument.
perhaps you could use ''catch'' to guard against the exception? and use
erlang:list_to_integer/1 incase of a problem?
alternativly you have io_lib:fread/2 .
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