Decimal arithmatic, was Re: Python GUI app to impress the boss?

Paul Rubin phr-n2002b at
Fri Sep 20 08:44:36 EDT 2002

Magnus Lyckå <magnus at> writes:
> Ok, you might say that it's not a big thing to write
> x = 5 * Decimal(2.43)
> instead, but it's not quite the same thing.

It would have to be x = 5 * Decimal('2.43')

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