[PD] atoi should be atol (L)

Marc Boon marcboon at dds.nl
Wed Dec 8 12:00:28 CET 2004

Stefan Tiedje wrote:

> atoi as I understand it should convert the symbol "3.14159" into list of 
> integers/floats.
> "51 46 49 52 51 53 57" as these are the ascii codes for the 
> corresponding letters (including the decimal point).
> atoi means "ascii to integer" and should output the ascii code for a 
> given character.

[atoi] works similar to the C standard function atoi(), which converts a string, 
representing a (integer) number, to that number.

What you describe is something entirely different: breaking up a string into 
ascii codes. This is done by the [spell] object, if I remember well.

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