Engineering numerical format PEP discussion

Mark Dickinson dickinsm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 15:03:49 CEST 2010


On Apr 27, 2:16 am, Keith <keith.braff... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Apr 26, 8:47 pm, MRAB <pyt... at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
>
> > "t" for "powers of a thousand", perhaps? (Or "m"?)
>
> Both of those letters are fine.  I kinda like "m" for the whole Greco-
> Roman angle, now that you point it out :-)

By the way, there's already a feature request open for this:

http://bugs.python.org/issue8060

That might be a good place to hash out the precise semantics.  If you
could provide unit tests and/or an implementation that would likely
help move the issue along.

Mark



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