[Newbies] Number formatting printf/sprintf for Squeak?
yoshiki at vpri.org
Thu Feb 19 20:11:33 UTC 2009
At Wed, 18 Feb 2009 22:34:08 -0500,
David T. Lewis wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 02:37:27PM -0500, Matthew Fulmer wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 11:28:29AM -0800, Chris Cunningham wrote:
> > > I'd be leary of basing Currency off of ScaledDecimal, especially if there is
> > > to be much manipulation of it (such as multiplication or division). The
> > > reason is that ScaledDecimal keeps the representation of their numbers as
> > > fractions under the covers - which can results in some odd (and incorrect)
> > > results.
> > ScaledDecimal is also probably going to be removed from squeak
> > soon, as it has licensing issues.
> Arrgh! I started using ScaledDecimal for representing time magnitudes
> in TimeZoneDatabase <http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/1076> quite some
> time ago, and it works very well and is quite efficient. Are the
> licensing issues resolvable? Can I help?
1. Try to find Richard A. Harmon. I for example looked up the
name in Skype and send text chat to all of them, but didn't get
any response. If you know other ways, please try.
2. Write a new package.
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