[Python-Dev] Revised decimal type PEP

Moshe Zadka m@moshez.org
Wed, 01 Aug 2001 20:01:32 +0300

> Decimals are just a different way of displaying Rationals and
> depending on their preset precision show a different behaviour
> in numeric operations.

> Not necessarily.  If decimals are used for (in-memory) representation,
> they can't represent all rationals.

Different definitions of decimals? Marc was thinking repeating decimals,
if I understood him correctly.
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