[Python-Dev] Decimal(unicode)

Mark Dickinson dickinsm at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 02:07:40 CET 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 4:46 AM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:

> As Nick said, a drop-in replacement in C isn't feasible
> But probably users of decimal won't really care if they have to slightly
> adapt their code if they get the speed increase instead.

Could you give me an example of the sort of adaptations that might be
necessary, or the API changes that would be necessary to make a
drop-in replacement possible?

Are you just talking about things like removing the context argument
from __add__ and friends, or is it more serious than this?

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