Floating numbers

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Fri Aug 13 23:34:57 CEST 2010


In article <595969e7-354f-456d-82b5-6aeafbabe419 at d8g2000yqf.googlegroups.com>,
Mark Dickinson  <dickinsm at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> - If you *really* need a number that represents the *exact* value
>34.52, then use the decimal module, or perhaps consider using a simple
>home-brewed fixed-point representation.  

Don't use a home-brew fixed-point, rely on Uncle Tim!

http://pythoncraft.com/FixedPoint.py
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