[PD] atoi should be atol (L)

Johannes M Zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Tue Dec 7 13:10:57 CET 2004

Marc Boon wrote:
> Lex Ein wrote:
> I think the confusion could be avoided if zexy's [atoi] was named 
> [atof], since that's what is is: it converts a string to a float (not to 
> an int).

no it does not convert a string to a float.
it converts a string to an integer, then converts the integer to a float 
and finally outputs that float.

[atof] would convert a symbol "3.14159" into a float 3.14159
[atoi] does nothing like that. it will output a float 3.0


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