[Python-Dev] Decimal <-> float comparisons in py3k.

Raymond Hettinger raymond.hettinger at gmail.com
Wed Mar 17 02:27:01 CET 2010

On Mar 16, 2010, at 3:16 PM, Greg Ewing wrote:
> Seems to me that this education would mostly consist of saying
> "don't compare floats and decimals", which is why I think that
> disallowing them in the first place would be better.

That makes sense.

I do worry that 2.x currently does make the comparison
and gives the wrong answer.  We have the ability to
make it a correct answer.  But, it seems like the mood
here is that wrong-is-better-than-right for an action
that someone shouldn't be doing in the first place.

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