[Python-3000] Fwd: Re: Fwd: Re: Fwd: Re: Octal
monpublic at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 04:10:29 CET 2007
On 3/16/07, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> Um, I like to know who's speaking. "CM", "monpublic", "C" don't mean
> much to me. Have we met? Do you have a real name? Dos anyone here know
> you? (Georg perhaps?) While in general this isn't a forum where we
> count votes much, *anonymous* votes really don't count for much at
I'm sorry about that. I have been lurking for a long time, for some reason
under this mailing address, and was forcibly reminded about that fact when I
got a moderator message when posting from a more reasonable address. The
name's Chris Monson, and we have definitely met. I'll fix my mail settings.
> On 3/16/07, CM <monpublic at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Oops, posted from the wrong email address (sorry Georg):
> > To switch this into a positive idea from a negative one, I am
> > -1 on using 't'
> > -.5 on having octal literals at all, since int('0755',8) does the job
> > when needed
> > +1 on 'o' if we must have them in the language, since the first letter
> > the radix name is easier to grok than an obscure third letter that
> > even have the pronunciation excuse that 'x' carries in English.
> > - C
> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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