Re: ToExpression[ToString[expr]]=E2=89 _expr
- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg109990] Re: ToExpression[ToString[expr]]=E2=89 _expr
- From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
- Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 06:46:32 -0400 (EDT)
On 5/26/10 at 7:10 AM, mathgroup at stein.org (James Stein) wrote: >Evaluating: >ToExpression [ ToString [ 1/3 ] ] >I did not expect negative three! >Bug? or a lack in my understanding? Do ToCharacterCode[ToString[1/3]] and you will find the character code for 1, - and 3 all followed by line termination characters. On Unix or Mac OS this is a line feed character and possibly different on Windows. In any case, this is seen as an implicit multiply yielding -3.