[Python-Dev] Unifying Long Integers and Integers: baseint
mwh at python.net
Tue Aug 10 15:35:16 CEST 2004
Dmitry Vasiliev <lists at hlabs.spb.ru> writes:
> Skip Montanaro wrote:
>> >> Is there a plan for implementing a base class for int and long (like
>> >> basestring for str and unicode):
>> Michael> Not that I'm aware of.
>> We've discussed the numeric type hierarchy in the past. I think it
>> would be
>> worth considering all the numeric types at once and come up with a
>> reasonable hierarchy that includes float, complex and decimal types as well.
>> (It's clear there is no "best" way to do that.)
> Something like following?
> PS I've already have implementation for baseinteger, but can't made a
> patch since cvs.python.sourceforge.net always told me 'Connection
> timed out'... :-/
I think you want cvs.sourceforge.net these days.
I located the link but haven't bothered to re-read the article,
preferring to post nonsense to usenet before checking my facts.
-- Ben Wolfson, comp.lang.python
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