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Bug #8500 double constants with different locale
Submitted: 2000-12-31 11:41 UTC Modified: 2001-10-20 23:26 UTC
From: pascal at craponne dot org Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 4.0.4 OS: Win2K server FRENCH
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2000-12-31 11:41 UTC] pascal at craponne dot org
It is very important to note that this bug occurs only in my french system.


printf("the value is $a, type is %s",gettype($a));

--> outputs
the value is 1, type is double

So, the ".5" has been lost, but the type is correct.

in the "local options" (or "region option"? I don't know, my system is in french), at the tab "numbers", the decimal symbol is set to ",". If I change it to ".", it works.
If I switch back to ",", it doesn't work.

At the moment, to enter constants in PHP, I must do:

So, it could be better for the PHP parser to be "language neutral", to avoid such problems.

Let me know if there is something I can do.

Pascal Craponne.


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 [2001-01-08 13:24 UTC]
dupe of #8097
 [2001-10-20 23:26 UTC]
submitted twice (and the other report is also closed)

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