[Python-Dev] Numeric alignment issue with PEP 3101

Mark Dickinson dickinsm at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 09:11:21 CEST 2009

On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 11:10 PM, Eric Smith<eric at trueblade.com> wrote:
> Hmm, I never noticed that. At this point, I think changing the formatting
> for any types would break code, so we should just change the documentation
> to reflect how currently works.

I think the alignment for Decimal *does* need to be changed, though.  It
currently left-aligns by default (my fault:  I just blindly followed PEP 3101
without thinking too hard about it).  I'd like to fix this for 3.2 and 2.7; I'm
not sure whether it's too disruptive to fix it in 3.1 and 2.6.


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