[Python-Dev] Re: Ye don't be needin' these!

Tim Lesher tlesher at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 19:59:29 CET 2005

On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 11:34:09 -0500, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> "Herman Toothrot" <hermantootrot at hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:BAY23-F5C463CC802BE7A7513435BB4F0 at phx.gbl...
> > Avast!  Why be there builtins divmod and pow, when operators **, /, and %
> > should be good enough for ya?  It runs counter to TOOWTDI, I be thinking.
> Questions like this should be asked on comp.lang.python or the python
> mailing list.  I'll answer if I see it there.

I have to wonder if this wasn't a tongue-in-cheek message sent from a
just-created hotmail account, by an existing python-dev participant
who's embroiled in the current "do we even need functionals anymore"

Tim Lesher <tlesher at gmail.com>

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