[Python-Dev] decimal.py signals & traps

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Jul 13 05:08:45 CEST 2004

Michael Hudson <mwh at python.net>:

> Well, there's an argument that this may not be the most natural
> interface for a C implementation or for an implementation of such
> things for floats -- but this is an argument involving predicting the
> future, so probably should be ignored.

I don't think it should be ignored. If the future is uncertain, surely
it would be better to err on the side of *not* exposing implementation

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