Replacement for the shelve module?

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at
Sat Aug 20 20:37:34 EDT 2011

> Robert Kern wrote:
>>That's just incorrect. You shouldn't use (binary) floats for many
>>*accounting* purposes, but for many financial/econometric analyses, floats
>>are de rigeur and work much better than decimals

There's a certain accounting package I work with that *does*
use floats -- binary ones -- for accounting purposes, and
somehow manages to get away with it. Not something I would
recommend trying at home, though.


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