[Python-3000] Rounding in Py3k

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Aug 4 11:24:26 CEST 2006

Ron Adam wrote:

> I'm still not sure why "__round__" should be preferred in place of 
> "round" as a method name.  There isn't an operator associated to 
> rounding so wouldn't the method name not have underscores?

I was thinking there would be functions such as round(),
trunc(), etc. that use __round__ to do their work. That's
why I called it a protocol and not just a method.


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