[REVIEW 3-6, 3-6-0] fdo#50345 accept empty string as scalar numeric 0 argument

Andrew Douglas Pitonyak andrew at pitonyak.org
Thu Jul 19 19:54:21 PDT 2012

On 07/19/2012 11:58 AM, Markus Mohrhard wrote:
> Hey Eike, Kohei,
> 2012/7/19 Kohei Yoshida <kohei.yoshida at gmail.com>:
>> On 07/19/2012 10:29 AM, Eike Rathke wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Please review and cherry-pick to 3-6 and 3-6-0
>>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=a439cb5aba49d01df20f67a2c84b68542e4d3d5a
>>> that resolves https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=50345
>>> to accept empty string and strings containing only blanks as an argument
>>> converted to numeric 0.
>> We already discussed this on IRC, but I disagree with this "fix" since it
>> basically breaks another valid use case that relies on the current behavior.

> I think the only sane solution that will please both sides is to have
> it as configuration option but I'm not thrilled to see the default
> behavior changed again.

Sad I missed the IIRC discussion, would have loved to have seen it :-)

I am surprised that the ODF specification does not dictate the behavior.

Andrew Pitonyak
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