[gs-devel] Re: [Inkjet-list] It gets worse...

Ralph Giles giles at casper.ghostscript.com
Thu Aug 8 04:18:08 PDT 2002


On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 10:01:22PM -0400, Robert L Krawitz wrote:

> I guess IJS just needs to define what locale everything is in, and the
> server has to match the client.  If it wants to specify the C locale,
> that's fine, and then Till's fix is correct (actually, it doesn't go
> far enough -- get_float() and the various sprintf() calls in
> gimp_get_cb() also need to be protected).

I think specifying the C locale for the protocol is the way to go, but just using our own 'atof()'
and friends seems like a cleaner fix to me. One question: should those routines be available to
clients as part of the api?

> Raph, what say you?

Speaking for Raph.

 -ralph



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