[Python-Dev] Mixing float and Decimal -- thread reboot

Raymond Hettinger raymond.hettinger at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 00:16:00 CET 2010

On Mar 21, 2010, at 3:59 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> On Mon, 22 Mar 2010 06:31:57 am Raymond Hettinger wrote:
>> I really like Guido's idea of a context flag to control whether
>> mixing of decimal and binary floats will issue a warning.
>> The default should be to issue the warning (because unless
>> you know what you're doing, it is most likely an error).
> When you say "warning", do you mean warning.warn(), or an exception?

I'm not sure I understand your question.  I did mean warnings.warn().
But that does raise a catchable exception or it can be suppressed
through the warnings module.  It should probably be set to 
warn no more than once.


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