[Python-Dev] Int FutureWarnings and other 2.4 TODOs

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Fri Dec 5 06:11:00 EST 2003

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> writes:

>> If you agree with this premise, then it suggests a different
>> approach. Use different implementations in C, but have type(x) in
>> Python lie.  type(x) would always return the type object which is
>> now known as "long".
> If this can be made to work, I like it.

I think Armin is ill at the moment, but you're all singing his tune
:-) (He has some very similar sounding ideas for PyPy).


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  the hideous intricacies of JIS, Chinese Big-5, Chinese 
  Traditional, KOI-8, et cetera are at least an army of ogres 
  with salt and flensing knives.        -- Eric S. Raymond, python-dev

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