Forwarding to the group for discussion.<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 10/26/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Mark Summerfield</b> wrote:<br><br></span>There is one thing about this PEP I don't like:<br><br> The available integer presentation types are:
<br><br> 'd' - Decimal Integer. Outputs the number in base 10.<br><br>I think this is confusing (since this will not print a decimal.Decimal<br>object), and is a throw back to early versions of C. Modern C now has
<br>'i' as an alternative to 'd' and I wish this PEP would use 'i' for<br>integer rather than the contrived 'd' for "decimal" integer (which<br>sounds like a contradition because most people expect decimals to have
<br>fractional parts). I guess if 'd' is too late to change then one<br>"solution" would be:<br><br> 'd' - Denary Integer. Outputs the number in base 10.<br><br>because at least that fits with octal and hex.
<br><br>--<br>Mark Summerfield, Qtrac Ltd., www.qtrac.eu<br><br></div><br>