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bug#25557: Documentation of format doesn't describe "g" accurately

From: Clément Pit--Claudel
Subject: bug#25557: Documentation of format doesn't describe "g" accurately
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2017 14:14:03 -0500
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On 2017-01-28 11:25, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> From: Clément Pit--Claudel <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2017 11:18:44 -0500
>> I'm trying to get the shortest representation of a decimal number, rounded 
>> to .01, not using scientific/exponential notation.  I'm using values 
>> computed in ELisp to produce CSS style sheets, which until recently didn't 
>> allow for exponential notation.  I'd like these stylesheets to be readable, 
>> so 100% is better 100.00%, and 3.35em is better than 3.35004em. If my code 
>> is fed a value of 5000px, I don't want it converted to 5e+3px, because many 
>> browsers don't know how to parse that.
> Then I think you want to use %d for integral values and %.2f for the
> rest.

No, that still won't do: it wouldn't format 3.0 as "3", if I understand 

But I also think this is a minor matter, and there are many more pressing 
problems and exciting areas :)  Thanks for your help and patience, Eli!


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