[Python-Dev] threading.Semaphore()'s counter can become negative for non-ints

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 23:19:42 CET 2012

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 8:11 AM, Matt Joiner <anacrolix at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's also potentially lossy if you incremented and decremented until integer
> precision is lost. My vote is for an int type check. No casting.

operator.index() is built for that purpose (it's what we use these
days to restrict slicing to integers).

+1 for the type restriction from me.


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