floating point mystery

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Sat Sep 23 20:26:36 CEST 2000


In article <200009231728.MAA13537 at mail1.greenbaynet.com>,
Mutant Hacker  <mutanthacker at mutanthacker.com> wrote:
>On Sat, 23 Sep 2000 17:12:00 GMT, Opinderjit said:
>>
>> A prior discussion has already answered by question. So, please ignore.
>
>Has it?  I was unable to duplicate this situation with various attempts
>on my RH Linux 6.2 laptop.  I am curious what the answer is, and must
>have missed it in a previous posting.

The default formatting for floating point numbers has changed as of
Python 1.6.
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