Decimal() instead of float?

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py at
Thu Nov 16 22:29:23 CET 2006

At Thursday 16/11/2006 04:40, Fredrik Lundh wrote:

>internal rowid's are best treated as pointers, though.  they're more
>like memory addresses than labels.
>(from a design perspective, it's not entirely obvious that it's a good
>idea to use rowid's to point *into* the database from the outside, but
>that's another story).

You could consider them like id() in python - an identifier that, 
although it's in fact a pointer, should not be dereferenced.

Gabriel Genellina
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