Re: String to Integer

From: Sammy (samedi@DHC.NET)
Date: 09/30/97

On Wed, 1 Oct 1997, Archangel wrote:

> > I was reading somewhere about how this mud was having their character
> > skills based off the name they enter. (in you name lies your true
> > power). I wanted to add this feature to my mud.  I need some ideas on
> > how to convert a string to get a numeric value.
> The easiest way to convert a string to an integer is to use atoi or atol.
> aoti converts to integer, atol converts to a long integer.


atoi("Samedi") = 0
atoi("Archangel") = 0
atoi("Anybody") = 0

atoi doesn't convert alphabetic strings to anything but 0, which wouldn't
be very useful for this application.


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