[Mono-list] Convert.ToSingle/Convert.ToDouble with empty string succeeds

Felipe Almeida Lessa felipe.lessa at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 11:42:18 EST 2006

Em Qui, 2006-03-16 às 16:49 +0100, Salvatore Scarciglia escreveu:
> On Thu, 16 Mar 2006 15:16:33 +0000
> Colin JN Breame <colin at breame.net> wrote:
> > I would expect it to throw a System.FormatException like Convert.ToInt32.
> > How does this compare to the MS CLR behaviour?  Is this a bug or a feature?
> What does it happens if you try to do assign the result of:
> System.Convert.ToSingle("")
> to a variable ? 
> Maybe the problem is in the System.Console.WriteLine method !?

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>>> System.Convert.ToSingle("0") == 0
>>> System.Convert.ToSingle("") == 0

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