[Python-Dev] Shorter float repr in Python 3.1?
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Apr 7 17:41:06 CEST 2009
Mark Dickinson wrote:
> Discussion points
> (1) Any objections to including this into py3k? If there's
> controversy, then I guess we'll need a PEP.
> (2) Should other Python implementations (Jython,
> IronPython, etc.) be expected to use short float repr, or should
> it just be considered an implementation detail of CPython?
> I propose the latter, except that all implementations should
> be required to satisfy eval(repr(x)) == x for finite floats x.
Short float repr should be an implementation detail, so long as
eval(repr(x)) == x still holds.
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