[Python-Dev] Sort out formatting differences in decimal and float
eric at trueblade.com
Sat Dec 5 15:20:26 CET 2009
Mark Dickinson wrote:
> I find it odd that, for float formatting, the choice of fill character
> affects whether commas are inserted:
> Python 3.2a0 (py3k:76671, Dec 4 2009, 18:55:54)
> [GCC 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5646) (dot 1)] on darwin
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> format(float(1234), '0=20,g')
>>>> format(float(1234), '1=20,g')
>>>> format(float(1234), 'X=20,g')
I haven't spent a lot of time looking at it, but this might be related
to http://bugs.python.org/issue6902 .
I'll move this up in my queue.
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