[Python-Dev] Mini-Pep: Simplifying the Integral ABC

Fredrik Johansson fredrik.johansson at gmail.com
Sun Jun 1 11:53:05 CEST 2008

On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 8:15 AM, Raymond Hettinger <python at rcn.com> wrote:
> Discussion
> ----------
> The only known use cases for variants of int are types that limit the range
> of
> values to those that fit in a fixed storage width.

* Faster big integers (gmpy)
* Integers with exact division to rationals (e.g. sympy)


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