scanf(3) patch for C99-conformant FP parsing

Andrey Chernov ache at
Tue Jun 24 07:37:08 PDT 2003

On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 06:25:52 -0700, David Schultz wrote:

> That's what I was worried about.  I believe that's okay by the
> standard as long as isalnum() still accepts *at least*
> [a-z][A-Z][0-9] in any locale.  Is this a valid assumption or do I
> need to test by hand?

Yes, *at least* is guaranteed, we have only ASCII-compatible locales and 
will never have other ones, due to big problems with C own internal 
charset, etc.

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