[Python-Dev] Int FutureWarnings and other 2.4 TODOs

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Wed Dec 3 05:56:35 EST 2003

Greg Ewing <greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz> writes:

> Andrew Koenig <ark-mlist at att.net>
>> I think that int should be the base class, because I can imagine long
>> supporting operations that int does not support, but not vice versa.
> Perhaps 'int' should be an abstract class, with concrete
> subclasses 'long' and 'short'.

That's quite a nice idea -- a bit like an Objective C class cluster.


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    FORD:  No.
  ZAPHOD:  Neither do I.  Frightening isn't it?
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