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Simple prototype of scientific number notation support #706
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Mar 12, 2018
Looking good, with this patch hledger successfully parses coinbase CSV when it contains scientific notation. Nice tests. I expect some corner cases remain to be clarified like you mentioned on #704, but let's wait and see.
The "some strange effect of default" issue seems to be unrelated to this PR so could be removed, I have opened #716 for it.
This should be mentioned in Amounts; let me know if you want help with that.
@simonmichael , it is more about ambiguity rather than complexity, though last one also present. Reason why I tend to ignore and/or disallow digit groups in scientific format is because it becomes misleading when you use exponent with money where scaling is a bit inappropriate. I.e. digit groups in numbers associated with currencies helps to understand magnitude of your expenses, but with something like