Author mark.dickinson
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Date 2010-07-30.17:27:37
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Alexander Belopolsky pointed out another nice aspect of this change:  after the change, let 'numerictype' be any of int, float, complex, Decimal or Fraction, and let 'x' be an instance of numerictype.  Then


recovers x exactly.

See also additional discussion at:

The consensus (so far) seems to be in favour of this change.  I'll leave it a few more days in case people haven't seen the python-dev thread yet, and then assuming that there's no dissent I'll commit.
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