Rough draft: Proposed format specifier for a thousands separator

rzed rzantow at
Sun Mar 22 18:04:17 CET 2009

Raymond Hettinger <python at> wrote in
news:e35271b9-7623-4845-bcb9-d8c33971f2e0 at w24g2000prd.googlegroups.c

> If anyone here is interested, here is a proposal I posted on the
> python-ideas list.
> The idea is to make numbering formatting a little easier with the
> new format() builtin
> in Py2.6 and Py3.0: 
> Comments and suggestions are welcome but I draw the line at
> supporting Mayan numbering conventions ;-)

Is that inclusive or exclusive?


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