Comparing float and decimal
D'Arcy J.M. Cain
darcy at druid.net
Tue Sep 23 13:20:12 CEST 2008
I'm not sure I follow this logic. Can someone explain why float and
integer can be compared with each other and decimal can be compared to
integer but decimal can't be compared to float?
>>> from decimal import Decimal
>>> i = 10
>>> f = 10.0
>>> d = Decimal("10.00")
>>> i == f
True
>>> i == d
True
>>> f == d
False
This seems to break the rule that if A is equal to B and B is equal to
C then A is equal to C.
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