[Python-Dev] future_builtins

Eric Smith eric+python-dev at trueblade.com
Sat Feb 23 18:01:35 CET 2008

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> I don't think a -3 warning for oct or hex would do any good.

I'm curious as to why.  oct and hex have different behavior in 3.0, 
which is what I thought -3 was for.  hex might be overkill, as the only 
differences are the "L" and the __hex__ behavior.  But oct is always 

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