[Python-ideas] Decimal literal?

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Dec 4 09:52:22 CET 2008

Chris Rebert writes:

 > Does performance matter quite *that* critically in most everyday
 > programs?

Of course not.  But that's the wrong question.  Python is a
*general-purpose* programming language, not an "everyday application
where performance isn't critical programming language".  There are
plenty of applications that just cry out<wink> for a Python
implementation where it does matter.

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