[Python-Dev] Re: Comment on PEP-0238
firstname.lastname@example.org (Skip Montanaro)
Sat, 7 Jul 2001 13:51:21 -0500
Guido> "Emile van Sebille" <email@example.com> writes:
>> If you're going to add keywords, why not add precision and allow
>> those who want non-integer division to set it to the level of
>> precision they require. That breaks no more code (presumably) than
>> adding div or yield does.
Guido> I'm not sure what you're asking about. If you're serious, please
Guido> submit a PEP! This is the time to do it. Posting to the
Guido> newsgroup is *not* sufficient to let an idea be heard by me --
Guido> you *have* to mail it to me directly or to python-dev. (While I
Guido> like to read c.l.py sometimes, I cannot guarantee that I see
Guido> every post.)
Isn't this similar to Paul DuBois' floating point ideas?