[Numpy-discussion] Decimal arrays?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Aug 22 15:51:03 CDT 2011

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 10:07, Chris Withers <chris@simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
> On 22/08/2011 00:18, Mark Dickinson wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 1:08 AM, Robert Kern<robert.kern@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> You may want to try the cdecimal package:
>>>   http://pypi.python.org/pypi/cdecimal/
>> I'll second this suggestion.  cdecimal is an extraordinarily carefully
>> written and well-tested (almost) drop-in replacement for the decimal
>> module, and well worth a try.  It would probably be in the Python
>> standard library by now if anyone had had proper time to review it...
> Who would need to review it?
> I'm surprised this isn't in EPD... any ideas why?

No one has asked for it, to my knowledge. We do provide it in our PyPI
repository, so

  $ enpkg cdecimal

should install it if you are an EPD subscriber.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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