Confessions of a Python fanboy

superpollo user at
Thu Jul 30 20:08:36 CEST 2009

Tim Rowe wrote:
> 2009/7/30 r <rt8396 at>:
>>Like your
>>first lay, your first programing language can leave an indelible mark
>>on you
> That's true. FOCAL scarred me for life.
>>but i now realize Ruby has some good
>>things going for it.
> Any language that gets any sort of real use has to have. For instance,
> I love Ada's numeric types (you can specify either the minimum number
> of significant figures or the maximum delta for a real type, and it
> will give you a type that satisfies that -- or a compilation error if
> it can't.  That matches genuine problem domains far better

doesn't the decimal module do some of that too?


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