Author steven.daprano
Recipients mark.dickinson, rhettinger, steven.daprano
Date 2009-01-02.13:18:08
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> Accordingly, I recommend Decimal.from_float(f) with no 
> qualifiers or optional arguments.

-0 on this one. It's going to confuse an awful lot of newbies when 
they write Decimal.from_float(1.1) and get 

Also, why not just extend the Decimal() constructor to accept a float 
as the argument? Why have a separate from_float() method at all?

> To support the use case of wanting to round the input, I 
> suggest a separate method modeled on Context.create_decimal().

+1 on this.
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