[Pharo-dev] About SqNumberParser

Yuriy Tymchuk yuriy.tymchuk at me.com
Mon Oct 28 05:40:57 EDT 2013


So what we decide to do with this?

I  can work on that case, but I have 2 questions:

- do we care to provide parsing of numbers in other notations as Pharo one?
- what is the number syntax that we want to support?

Cheers!
Uko

On 19 Aug 2013, at 10:05, Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:

> thanks!
> 
> Stef
> 
>> I think just because 1.0s was explicitely not supported in Squeak?
>> There should be some related tests...
>> It should be rather simple to change.
>> 
>> 
>> 2013/8/13 Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr>
>> Hi nicolas
>> 
>> We would really like to have only one number parser in Pharo as well as handling the 1.0s syntax
>> marcus raised a question that I could not answer.  
>> Do you habve nfrmation to share with us so that we can take a decision?
>> 
>> Stef
>> 
>> 
>> so the strange thing is that this is *explicitly* implemented in SqNumberParser to not allow 2.0s
>> 
>> - do not allow single s without following digits as ScaledDecimal
>> 
>> It is not explained why this is a good idea.
>> 
>> In general, we need to merge the whole NumberParser hierarchy into one class, i don't understand why we have three classes now.
>> 
> 

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