[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] r64424 - inpython/trunk:Include/object.h Lib/test/test_sys.pyMisc/NEWSObjects/intobject.c Objects/longobject.cObjects/typeobject.cPython/bltinmodule.c
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Tue Jul 1 01:12:03 CEST 2008
Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 9:31 AM, Mark Dickinson <dickinsm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 4:53 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
>> FWIW, I'm fine with making these methods on float -- a class method
>> float.fromhex(...) echoes e.g. dict.fromkeys(...) and
>> datetime.fromordinal(...). The to-hex conversion could be x.hex() --
>> we don't tend to use ".toxyz()" as a naming convention much in Python.
> Would it be totally outrageous for the float constructor to accept
> hex strings directly?
int('0x10') raises a ValueError as well. You might propose
float('0x...p...', 16) but since the format is so specifically
different I think that's not completely kosher.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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