[Python-Dev] decimal API

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Jul 7 00:52:20 CEST 2004

> So in the end, we're talking about what we want to do for people
> who choose NOT to read the docs. And I submit that we want
> those people to get an exception, because when they try to do
> their task and they get an exception instead, they will then
> turn to the docs to decide how to fix it. But if we left traps
> OFF then these foolish people might see that their program had
> run to completion and then accept the results without even
> realizing that there was a way to check for signals.


--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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