Rough draft: Proposed format specifier for a thousands separator

Rhodri James rhodri at
Tue Mar 17 03:04:09 CET 2009

On Tue, 17 Mar 2009 01:47:32 -0000, MRAB <google at>  

> I'm not against putting a comma in the format to indicate that grouping
> should be used just as a dot indicates that a decimal point should be
> used. The locale would say what characters would be used for them.
> I would prefer the format to have a fixed default so that if you don't
> specify the locale the result is predictable.

Shouldn't that be the global locale?

Rhodri James *-* Wildebeeste Herder to the Masses

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