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Why should I use
You probably shouldn’t! This project was built as part of a blog post series on creating an open source Python project from scratch.
If you want to check if something is a number in your Python code you should probably just write your own utility function like this instead of adding another dependency.
def is_number(in_value): try: float(in_value) return True except (ValueError, TypeError): return False