HELP: restore my faith in Python
sholton at mindspring.com
Tue Mar 7 09:47:09 CET 2000
Johann Hibschman wrote:
> I can see the FAQ now...
> Q188.8.131.52: Why can't I divide integers?
> A: You drooling moron! You need a 10-page owners manual and
> instructional video to handle the notational complexity of
> Tic-Tacs, don't you? As every schoolboy knows, the integers are a
> *ring*, not a field, you simpering simpleton. Oh wait! Let me
> guess! I have to spell it out for you, you festering wombat boil.
> You can't divide integers by integers and get integers. Understand
> now? Now go out there and don't do it. And read Herstein, while
> you're at it.
Now THAT's the way to flame.
I hope I'm not supposed to be taking this personally...;-)
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