[Python-Dev] Revamping Python's Numeric Model
Sat, 4 Nov 2000 15:46:00 +0100
On Sat, Nov 04, 2000 at 03:08:43PM +0100, Thomas Wouters wrote:
> And the parser would have to be fixed (either rewritten into at least an
> LL(2) parser, or the metagrammar hacked so that 'NUMBER' doesn't eat the .
> after a number if it isn't followed by another number or whitespace.) (At
> least IMHO, this isn't an insurmountable problem, or even a medium-sized
> problem. It was just never necessary to fix it.)
Actually, no, it isn't easily fixable, if at all. The problem is mostly the
Even if it was parsed properly, it is definately going to confuse people.
They wouldn't be able to say, for instance,
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