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

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 23:19:35 CET 2010

Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> * The coercion logic for comparisons won't match the
> coercion logic for arithmetic operations.   The former
> strives to be exact and to be consistent with hashing
> while the latter goes in the opposite direction.

Although Guido pointed out that float/long comparisons and coercions
blazed the trail on this particular discrepancy years ago.


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