[Python-ideas] Decimal literal?

Facundo Batista facundobatista at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 12:33:25 CET 2008

2008/12/4 Chris Rebert <clp at rebertia.com>:

> Or maybe there exists another library that's already compatible.
> Perhaps I'll investigate.
> But the key here is we should first determine whether people want
> decimal to be built-in and have a literal. Once that's established,
> then the details as to implementing that should be investigated. But

I'd put it around.

The best we can do *now* with Decimal, if we want it to be included as
a literal *somewhen*, is to get it in C.

There're already some first steps in that direction, but *please*
investigate that other path you're suggesting.


.    Facundo

Blog: http://www.taniquetil.com.ar/plog/
PyAr: http://www.python.org/ar/

More information about the Python-ideas mailing list