[Python-Dev] Decimal data type issues

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Tue Apr 13 13:54:44 EDT 2004

A comment from the peanut gallery...

"Batista, Facundo" <FBatista at uniFON.com.ar> writes:

> Should the following be true?::
>   hash(Decimal(25) == hash(25)
>   hash(Decimal.from_float(25.35) == hash(25.35)
>   hash(Decimal('-33.8')) == hash(-33.8)

Well, if Decimal(25) == 25, they'd better hash the same!  If not, then
what's the point?


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