Decimal() instead of float?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Nov 12 02:31:04 CET 2006
Michael B. Trausch wrote:
> Is there a way to use Decimal() by default in Python instead of float?
> For example, I have a ZIP code
> database that can do some processing on its numbers, and the numbers are
> stored as floating point values (exactly) but Python doesn't get them
sounds odd. are you sure you don't mean "stored as strings containing
decimal numbers" ?
(who uses fractional ZIP codes, btw?)
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