[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue, 28 May 2002 12:53:34 +1200 (NZST)

> So, besides arithmetic, what would be the correct expression to replace:
> "I also use 2.0 as the lowest common denominator." ?

If you want a more accurate mathematical analogy, you
should be saying "greatest common factor".

Better yet, avoid the cliche altogether and think of
a more direct way of saying what you mean. e.g.
"I use 2.0 because it supports the largest common
feature set."

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