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From "Roger Whitcomb (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Closed] (PIVOT-1025) Decimal, Double and Float validators don't allow a leading "+" sign
Date Fri, 02 Feb 2018 04:50:00 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIVOT-1025?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

Roger Whitcomb closed PIVOT-1025.
    Resolution: Fixed

I think this is the best we can do, so going to close this issue.

> Decimal, Double and Float validators don't allow a leading "+" sign
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: PIVOT-1025
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIVOT-1025
>             Project: Pivot
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: wtk-validation
>         Environment: All
>            Reporter: Roger Whitcomb
>            Assignee: Roger Whitcomb
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 2.1
> Running the TextInputValidatorTest program with some edge cases revealed that although
the validators allow a leading "-" for numbers (as they should), a leading "+" sign gives
a validation error or "not valid" status, which should be perfectly acceptable.
> The underlying problem seems to be that since the DecimalFormat normally used doesn't
really work right if you specify a leading positive string (that is, it will require it, not
just allow it), that things are a bit wonky there.  So, we will have to allow it ourselves
with code outside the "Format" validation.

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