[Python-Dev] PEP: Adding data-type objects to Python

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Oct 29 23:58:20 CET 2006

Travis E. Oliphant wrote:

> Greg Ewing wrote:

>>What exactly does "bit" mean in that context?   
> Do you mean "big" ?

No, you've got a data type there called "bit",
which seems to imply a size, in contradiction
to the size-independent nature of the other
types. I'm asking what size-independent
information it's meant to convey.


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