Against PEP 240
aleaxit at yahoo.com
Wed May 30 00:17:05 CEST 2001
"Cameron Laird" <claird at starbase.neosoft.com> wrote in message
news:0E0E06297253FE1B.D13D6C3BAEE41AD8.4A273FCB042833CB at lp.airnews.net...
> Let's be precise: extensions that pass float-
> ing point data will all be broken. I don't
> regard broken extensions lightly; I know what
> a cost it can be to reassemble all the parts
> just to recreate what one had before. Do you
> agree there'd be value in adding a coda to the
> PEP about how to rewrite extensions? Shall
What about just reminding extension writers to
use PyFloat_AsDouble and emphatically _NOT_ the
PyFloat_AS_DOUBLE macro? What am I missing?
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