SRFI 54 - ever need a 4-character "thousands" separator? Bharat has units
called lakhs & crores, instead of thousands
I think there was a numberphile episode on it. French, Dutch, Babylonian,
Just one of the things I needed recently; I've used a bunch of SRFI 54
features over the last little while. ~r didn't do it for me.
'(#\, 2)) is the separator spec.
(cat 13412312.345612456 '(#\, 2)) ;"13,41,23,12.34,56,12,45,5"
(cat 13412312.345612456 '(#\, 3)2.); "13,412,312.35"
On Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:46:30 PM UTC-4, johnbclements wrote:
> Okay, how many times have I written the function that accepts 1.237472387
> and returns “1.24” ? What do you folks use? I see that SRFI 54 covers this
> use case, and a lot of others besides. Is this the most commonly used
> package for formatting numbers?
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