[Python-ideas] Rough draft: Proposed format specifier for a thousands separator (discussion moved from python-dev)

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 23:37:41 CET 2009

Raymond Hettinger wrote:
>> I guess in the end this means I am in favor of Nick's alternative.
> Was hoping you would be more attracted to the other proposal
> which more people's needs right out of the box.  No matter
> what country you're in, it's nice to have the option to switch
> to spaces or underscores regardless of your local convention.

I actually prefer proposal II as well. It provides a decent quick
solution for one-off scripts and debugging output, while leaving proper
l10n/i18n support to the appropriate (heavier) tools.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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