[Python-Dev] prePEP: Money data type
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Tue Oct 21 15:30:49 EDT 2003
> #- Remember, a Decimal implementation following the IEEE 854 specs and
> #- Mike Cowlishaw's design and tests exists in the nondist part of the
> #- Python source tree, thanks to Eric Pierce (and some early work by
> #- Aahz, and encouraging words by Tim Peters).
> Meaning that I should extend/finish it or meaning that Money should not
> repeat that work and get specific with money issues?
Meaning that you should use if if possible rather than reinventing
that particular wheel.
And yes, if the Decimal class still needs work, if you want to help
fix it that would be great!
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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