[Python-ideas] Decimal literal?

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Thu Dec 4 15:31:02 CET 2008

Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> It's a non-starter until there is a fast, clean C implementation of 
> decimal.
> The current module is hundreds of times slower than binary floats.

If we ever going to consider Cython for core development, the decimal 
module could be the first module that uses Cython. IMHO it's the perfect 
candidate for a proof of concept.


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