[Python-Dev] Re: Decimal data type issues

Paul Moore pf_moore at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Apr 13 15:20:14 EDT 2004

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

> Exponent Maximum
> ----------------


> So, should we impose an artificial limit to the exponent?
> This is important, as there're several cases where this maximums are
> checked and exceptions raised and/or the numbers get changed.

I don't have a strong opinion either way (as I'll never be likely to
hit a limit in practice) but my instinct says that you should not
impose arbitrary limits. Are there any benefits to having a limit? You
don't mention any in your message...

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