[IronPython] IronPython and Big Numbers
John J Lee
jjl at pobox.com
Sat Mar 10 20:33:54 CET 2007
On Fri, 9 Mar 2007, Bill Kinnersley wrote:
>>>>> x = 10 ** 10
>>>>> x ** 10
>>>>> 10 ** x
>> Number too big
> This is not surprising, Dino. The two results are not supposed to be the
> same. 10 ** x will be one followed by ten billion zeroes. So I think
> "Number too big" is the right answer in the second case!
...and ** is right-associative, so 10**10**10 is indeed 10**(10**10).
(I had to look that up :-)
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