[PYTHON MATRIX-SIG] Type coercion two more times

Hinsen Konrad hinsenk@ere.umontreal.ca
Fri, 26 Jan 1996 12:08:12 -0500

   Re confusing Python users: how confusing is Python's use of the words
   "float" for "double" and "int" for "long"?  Is it more important to be
   consistent with C or with Python?  This may affect the names chosen
   for the array types (Array_float, etc.)...

Internal consistency is more important. I don't think of Python as a
dialect of C, and many potential numerical users won't know C at all.

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