Against PEP 240
des.small at bris.ac.uk
Thu May 31 04:04:57 EDT 2001
On Thu, 31 May 2001 02:02:41 -0400, Tim Peters <tim_one at email.msn.com> wrote:
>> As it stands the PEP demands rationals for all float constants,
>Not so: the PEP does not demand rationals for float literals with an
>exponent. 1.1, yes; 1.1e1, no. I don't expect you'll like that any better,
>but object to what it actually proposes (to avoid confusing things more).
Floating point is my bread and butter, and the only reason I use
Python (really Numpy). Is there any chance that the 'future' syntax
could be adapted so that we could have, say,
from past import __proper_bloody_floats_dammit__
as a way of getting floats as a default for 1.1 and its little friends?
not an accountant.
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