Pruss Manifesto - Long numbers

Robert Brewer fumanchu at
Mon Nov 10 12:31:39 CET 2003

Georgy Pruss wrote:
> 1) Underscores in numbers. It will help to read long numbers.
> E.g.
>    12_345_678
>    3.14159_26535_89793_23846

Why bother with underscores? There's already a precedent for just
separating them with whitespace; i.e., you can do that with strings:

>>> "banana" "mangos in syrup"
'bananamangos in syrup'

Robert Brewer
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