monetary applications [was: Python GUI app to impress the boss?]

Aahz aahz at
Wed Sep 18 18:02:37 CEST 2002

In article <2R%h9.109893$ub2.2324479 at>,
Alex Martelli  <aleax at> wrote:
>Mark McEahern wrote:
>> [Oren Tirosh]
>>> I don't understand what exactly you are complaining about but is sounds
>>> interesting - can you elaborate?
>> Perhaps the lack of a FixedPoint type?

Note that FixedPoint is *not* BCD, particularly IEEE-854 BCD.  But it's
probably more than good enough for most applications, and it's extremely
trustworthy.  Right now, I've been stalled for many moons on my BCD
module.  But it's still on my list....
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