[Python-Dev] Deprecation warning on integer shifts and such
Guido van Rossum
Wed, 14 Aug 2002 08:26:58 -0400
> > How about the following counterproposal. This also changes some of
> > the other format codes to be a little more regular.
> > Code C type Range check
> > b unsigned char 0..UCHAR_MAX
> > B unsigned char none **
> > h unsigned short 0..USHRT_MAX
> > H unsigned short none **
> > i int INT_MIN..INT_MAX
> > I * unsigned int 0..UINT_MAX
> > l long LONG_MIN..LONG_MAX
> > k * unsigned long none
> > L long long LLONG_MIN..LLONG_MAX
> > K * unsigned long long none
> > Notes:
> > * New format codes.
> > ** Changed from previous "range-and-a-half" to "none"; the
> > range-and-a-half checking wasn't particularly useful.
> Fine with me.
OK, I've added this to my TODO list (python.org/sf/595026, assigned to
me -- but if someone else wants to do it, please assign to yourself or
submit a patch and leave a note in the bug item!).
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)