On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:35 AM, Peter Vandenabeele
<peter / vandenabeele.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Peter Vandenabeele <peter / vandenabeele.com

>> Feature request:
>>
>> Based on this discussion, it would actually be useful to me if I could
>> shorten this:
>>
>> amount = BigDecimal.new("15.5")
>>
>> to
>>
>> amount = 15.5B

Bad idea IMHO because this requires a parser change and also makes all
programs implicitly require "bigdecimal" which is usually not needed.

> Maybe
>
> 15.5D
>
> is better naming (maps to "Decimal" and the %d of format string).

Or

amount = 15.4.to_bd
amount = 15.4.to_decimal
amount = 15.4.to_dec
amount = BD(15.4)

Kind regards

robert

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