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Bug #5797 $a=1.234 does not work, local language setting german
Submitted: 2000-07-26 17:10 UTC Modified: 2001-02-10 14:59 UTC
From: p dot sturm at aixigo dot de Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 3.0.16 OS: Suse 6.4
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2000-07-26 17:10 UTC] p dot sturm at aixigo dot de
<?php
$a = 0.8;
echo "DEBUG: a = ".$a."<br>";
?>

will print

a = 0

if environment variable LANG is set to 'german'.

The bug won't appear, if language environment is not set. (Default is English)

The bug is also report with ID #4631 (but only for PHP4)

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 [2000-07-26 17:13 UTC] waldschrott@php.net
Hm, I?m not sure how 3.0.16 acts on this, but the german sep is a "," not a "."...
 [2000-07-26 17:29 UTC] p dot sturm at aixigo dot de
Yes, but the locale settings shouldn't affect the script language syntax. 
PHP is no Visual Bas**.
 [2000-07-26 17:36 UTC] p dot sturm at aixigo dot de
Yes, but the locale settings shouldn't affect the script language syntax. 
PHP is no Visual Bas**.
 [2000-07-26 18:05 UTC] stas@php.net
This is fixed in PHP 4 CVS, not sure about PHP 3.
 
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