[Python-Dev] Octal literals

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Feb 6 03:08:58 CET 2006

On 2/5/06, Bengt Richter <bokr at oz.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 05 Feb 2006 09:38:35 -0800, Josiah Carlson <jcarlson at uci.edu> wrote:
> >1. If your Python code distinguishes between ints and longs, it has a
> >bug.
> Are you just lecturing me personally (in which case off list would be more appropriate),
> or do you include the authors of the 17 files I count under <some prefix>/Lib that have
> isinstance(<something>, int) in them?

Josiah is correct, and those modules all have bugs.

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

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