Engineering numerical format PEP discussion

Keith keith.brafford at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 19:09:03 CEST 2010


On Apr 27, 9:03 am, Mark Dickinson <dicki... at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

Oh nice!  I don't know how I missed that.

--Keith Brafford



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