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float becomes symbol in nested dictionary

November 23, 2012 | 2:58 pm

A single float is put in between quotes where I didn’t expect it…

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November 23, 2012 | 3:32 pm

yes , ive been struggling with the same situation . its not the most elegant way ,but it helps me in this special case .

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November 24, 2012 | 5:10 pm

@KrisW thanks for the suggestion.


November 25, 2012 | 11:22 am

no doubt you thought of it before ,and been asking "why the hell i must do it that way ,its just a single number case" . well ,i found that experimenting on [Dict] inside JS deprive some message formatting issues . And when you are retrieving a value or a couple , you dont need to ROUTE any additional messages as directory or keys , just data is returned . fun


November 25, 2012 | 8:09 pm

So far coll has been my tool for handling large quantities of data (or sometimes jitter) and I was discovering the options with dict. To make good use of it your suggestion of doing stuff inside JS is well taken. Thanks


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