Author rhettinger
Recipients mark.dickinson, rhettinger, steven.daprano
Date 2009-01-04.20:20:14
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> Do you think it would be worth replacing the two uses of
> conditional expressions in Decimal.from_float with if-else
> statements?

Yes, please.

> Of course, from_float still won't work with earlier versions
> of Python, but having one Decimal method unavailable seems
> like a lesser crime than making 'import decimal' fail.

Right.  I don't see an easy way around that short of having
a conditional compilation, allowing use of alternative slow
code multiplying the float repeatedly by two to build-up
the float digits.
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