[plt-scheme] string->number

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Thu Mar 6 01:52:09 EST 2008

On Mar  6, tom sgouros wrote:
> Hello all:
> Another Rip-van-Winklish question as I work my way through my old code.
> Did string->number change its definition sometime in the last few years?
> I have old code that seems to depend on this:
>   (string->number " 0000")  => 0
> But what that gets is:
>   (string->number " 0000")  => #f
> it's possible that the other end changed here (the device that delivers
> the " 0000"), so I'm curious to know if there was a change on the scheme
> side.  Any ideas?

It's been that way for at least a decade, since v53.

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