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Author ztane
Recipients Keith.Brafford, eric.smith, ezio.melotti, facundobatista, mark.dickinson, rhettinger, serge.stroobandt, skrah, tim.peters, ztane
Date 2016-08-11.09:17:09
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Ok, after reading the "spec" it seems that the engineering exponent is indeed printed for positive exponents *if* the precision of the number is less than the digits of the exponent, which I didn't realize that I should be testing. 

However the *precision* of decimals is meaningless anyhow. Add a very precisely measured '0e0' to any number and the sum also has exponent of 0, and is thus never displayed in exponential notation.
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