[Python-ideas] Rough draft: Proposed format specifier for a thousands separator (discussion moved from python-dev)
solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Mar 18 14:57:50 CET 2009
Lie Ryan <lie.1296 at ...> writes:
> > PPS: I HAVE A HISTORY OF BEING ADMITTED TO A MENTAL INSTITUTION AFTER
> > SEEING NUMBERS WITH COMMAS USED AS THOUSAND SEPARATOR.
> > PPPS: The next statement is a lie.
> > PPPPS: The mental institution thing is true.
I am fully sympathetic.
> PPPPPPPS: The financial world != American financial institutions
Agreed, but they have the largest debts.
Therefore, real-life examples of commas used as thousands separators should
include a negative sign.
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