[Python-ideas] Deprecate the round builtin

Case Van Horsen casevh at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 00:08:07 CEST 2012

On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Joshua Landau
<joshua.landau.ws at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 30 September 2012 22:48, Joshua Landau <joshua.landau.ws at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> This seems like a problem for the proposal, though: we can't have it in
>> the math library if it's a method!
> Now I think about it: yeah, it can be. We just coerce to float/decimal
> first. *sigh*
math.ceil(x), math.floor(x), and math.trunc(x) and round(x) already
call the special methods x.__ceil__, x.__floor__, x.__round__, and
x.__trunc__. So those four functions already work with decimal
instances (and other numeric types that support those methods.)


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