[Python-ideas] Rough draft: Proposed format specifier for a thousands separator (discussion moved from python-dev)
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Fri Mar 13 01:18:05 CET 2009
> Decimal shouldn't really
> have to completely reimplement locale-based formatting, especially when
> it already exists in the core. I just want to expose it.
I see. Sounds like you're looking for the parser to have some hooks
so that people writing new __format__ methods don't have to start
> I completely agree. That's why I said "But this is all orthogonal to the
> str.format() discussion." I meant "orthogonal" in the "unrelated" sense.
Makes sense. Hopefully, we can get this thread back on track for
evaluating the proposal for a minor buildout to the existing mini-language.
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