[New-bugs-announce] [issue1501] 0 ** 0 documentation

Jim Jewett report at bugs.python.org
Mon Nov 26 22:19:32 CET 2007

New submission from Jim Jewett:

http://docs.python.org/lib/typesnumeric.html contains a table listing the 
mathematical operators.  Please add a note to the final row (x ** y meaning	
x to the power y) indicating that Python has chosen to define 0**0==1
Note 6:  Python defines 0**0 to be 1.  For background, please see http://

This doc change should have prevented issue 1461; I *think* there have been 
similar issues in the past.

components: Documentation
messages: 57855
nosy: jimjjewett
severity: minor
status: open
title: 0 ** 0 documentation
type: rfe
versions: Python 2.5

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