[Python-Dev] Re: [Fwd: Discussion: Introducing new operators formatrix computation]
Fredrik Lundh" <email@example.com
Sat, 15 Jul 2000 12:11:53 +0200
> On Sat, 15 Jul 2000, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> > > The only real danger is=20
> > >=20
> > > 3. + a
> > > 3 .+ a
> > >=20
> > > But in this case pointwise operation does not make sense.=20
> > really? what if "a" is a froob?
> Really. Because 3 is a single point. It doesn't matter what a is.
you're inventing an entirely new language here.
> > >>> print 3.+a()
> > SyntaxError: sorry, that doesn't make sense. try inserting a =
> Why isn't this 3. + a()?
yeah, why? the answer is in the python documentation.
> Hmm, I can see my bad habit of writing long posts so that they are =
> quoted only partially. Here's the missing half:
sure, I read the missing half. doesn't change a thing.
please move further discussion to comp.lang.python. this
discussion doesn't belong on python-dev.