[Python-ideas] [Python-Dev] Rough draft: Proposed format specifier for a thousands separator (discussion moved from python-dev)
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Mar 15 23:37:25 CET 2009
Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> 1. Why mark a non-locale aware form with a flag that indicates
> locale awareness in another language.
> 2. It seems to be basic bad design to require an apostrophe
> to emit commas.
Okay, so how about:
comma - always use a comma
apostrophe - use the locale
And for the decimal point:
dot - always use a dot
semicolon - use the locale
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