[Python-3000] PEP 3127 (integer literal syntax) -- any takers?
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Mon Jun 11 16:42:12 CEST 2007
On 6/10/07, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > On 6/10/07, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> >> Guido van Rossum schrieb:
> >>> Very cool; thanks!!! No problems so far.
> >>> I wonder if we need a bin() built-in that is to 0b like oct() is to 0o
> >>> and hex() to 0x?
> >> Would that also require a __bin__() special method?
> > If the other two use it, we might as well model it that way.
> I must admit I've never understood why hex() and oct() don't just go
> through __int__() (Note that the integer formats are all defined as
> going through int() in PEP 3101).
> If we only want them to work for true integers, then we have __index__()
> available now.
Well, maybe it's time to kill __oct__ and __hex__ then.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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