HELP: restore my faith in Python

Fredrik Lundh effbot at
Fri Mar 10 11:10:23 CET 2000

Ken Seehof <kens at> wrote:
> Okay.  You are right.  Better yet let's make sure floats Never work
> correctly.  The more they work right, the more people will think they
> work right.  We should have a special case for 1/2.  Obviously, 1/2
> should be 7.392.

> Also, there should be a limit on the size of lists of 100 items (beyond
> which the program should dump core).  If people can have over 100
> items in a list, they might think they can have several trillion, which
> would overflow memory.

now that's the lamest "I posted a lousy idea and everyone
told me it sucked, so now I gotta say something nasty to
save my face" post I've seen in a long time...


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