[Python-3000] Fwd: Re: Fwd: Re: Fwd: Re: Octal
pmaupin at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 01:13:42 CET 2007
On 3/16/07, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Paul Moore wrote:
> > Rather than agonise about uppercase, which is very infrequently used,
> > why not just remove the option and only allow lowercase?
> That's actually a pretty good idea. Identifiers and keywords
> are already case-sensitive, so it's hard to see why these
> shouldn't be.
> For consistency, do we apply this to string prefixes too?
Actually, sometimes people use upper-case hexadecimal; sometimes
lower, so for output formatting, we need 'x' and 'X'. Obviously, that
isn't an issue with octal :)
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