[Pipet Devel] Gnome 1.2 and Overflow

Brad Chapman chapmanb at arches.uga.edu
Fri May 26 11:12:45 EDT 2000

> The "very undesirable feature" concerns those who run gnome with a 
> that
> use the "," as a decimal mark. 

Well, why would anyone ever want to run in a non-english locale? :-)

> For me (I use the french locale), the floating
> point numbers are printed and parsed with a "," insteat of a ".", 
> breaks
> everything. This affects C++ streams. I don't know whether the 
printf and
> scanf
> are affected. The only way around is to unset the language 
> variables.

I don't know how stable 1.2 is supposed to be (it's still in the 
preview stage, right?) but I would report this. It seems like they are 
very for supporting internationalization, so they would probably be 
quite iterested to hear about this problem.


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