Author mark.dickinson
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Date 2009-04-22.21:52:16
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> A somewhat related comment about formatting of infs and nans:  I think 
> that a formatted nan should never include a sign, even when it's 
> explicitly asked for.

I'm not so sure about this any more.  Sometimes the role of an explicit 
sign is to act as a binary operator or visual separator, when there's 
something immediately preceding the float being formatted.  In this case 
one still wants the sign, even for nans.

For example:

>>> "{}{:+}".format(1, float('nan'))
'1+nan'

Also, the implementation is definitely easier this way. :-)
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