[Python-Dev] Re: [I18n-sig] Unicode experience

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Fri, 07 Jul 2000 18:28:13 -0500

Ka-Ping Yee wrote:
> ...
> Anyway, i still agree that it's best to avoid automatic coercion
> between numbers and strings -- since it's now very easy to say
> int("3") as opposed to import string; string.atoi("3"), there's
> really no excuse for not being explicit.

I want to be clear that I'm not asking for automatic coercion between
numbers and strings but rather automatic coercion of any type to string.

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