On Wednesday, March 5, 2014 9:47:24 PM UTC-6, Guido van Rossum wrote:
I wonder if we need yet another list, python-speculative-ideas? Or python-waxing-philosophically?
hi Guido, no probably not. I just got to thinking again about number again as
I was thinking about decimal floating point as default. Its the mathematician in me; go
for the general case, and that would be a type-less unified number system.
For the near case design issues the following realist ideas might be considered in order:
1) decimal literal like 1.23d
2) default decimal floating point with a binary type 1.23b
3) type-less unified number yes, probably way out there into the future