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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Mar 17 21:52:20 CET 2009

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> I agree that the given width should include the
> commas, but I strongly feel that leading zeros should be comma-fied
> just like everything else.

I think we need some use cases before a proper
decision can be made about this. If you were using
comma-separated zero-filled numbers, what would
your objective be, and what choice would best
fulfill it?


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