signum() not in math?

Paul Winkler slinkp23 at
Sun Oct 14 08:25:38 CEST 2001

On Sat, 13 Oct 2001 06:14:46 -0400, Tim Peters < at> wrote:
>I won't find it embarrassing, no; it's more embarrassing that we haven't
>invented a % format code to convert integers to Roman numerals, which is a
>more frequent topic on the newsgroup, and wrt support for which Python
>severely lags behind Common Lisp <wink>.

A format code deserves a wink, but a function or two could be handy --
I think I'll throw together something with Roman numerals for the ASPN
cookbook, it doesn't have any.

--Paul Winkler

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