[Tutor] Is there an easily or shorter way?

Albert-Jan Roskam fomcl at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 16 16:17:14 CET 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: Danny Yoo <dyoo at hashcollision.org>
> To: Ken G. <beachkidken at gmail.com>
> Cc: Python Tutor Mailing List <tutor at python.org>
> Sent: Monday, December 15, 2014 10:45 PM
> Subject: Re: [Tutor] Is there an easily or shorter way?
>>  As a side note: if we were to talk about how we'd do this in a
>>  professional context, I think we'd recommend a library such as
>>  "humanize", which has functions to go from numbers to 
> human-friendly
>>  string descriptions.
>>     https://pypi.python.org/pypi/humanize
> Whoops: wrong library.  Humanize is a good one, but not exactly the
> one I was supposed to cite.  I should have cited num2words, which is a
> cardinal number library:
>     https://pypi.python.org/pypi/num2words

Nice, useful. Humanize seems a better choice because it uses gettext. It is probably easier to add another language (like my own, which is not part of the package).

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