Author mark.dickinson
Recipients anacrolix, mark.dickinson, meador.inge
Date 2011-02-19.19:07:51
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Because (arguably) we don't want to be able to pack non-integral floats (or Decimal instances, or ...) using integer formats:

>>> import struct
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>>> struct.pack('L', 2.3)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
struct.error: required argument is not an integer
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