[Python-Dev] Tail recursion

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Nov 28 13:00:12 EST 2003

> + - * // % ** pow and divmod on integers in Python will either deliver an
> exact result or raise an exception (like MemoryError if malloc() can't find
> enough space to hold an intermediate result).

Except for ** if the exponent is negative.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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