Modulus (was: The REALLY bad thing about Python lists)

Russell Turpin noone at do.not.use
Tue May 23 13:06:09 EDT 2000

Russell Wallace wrote:
> Under what circumstances would you want to use % on 
> negative numbers?

I'm not sure that I will ever want to use * on any 
number over 10E20, but on general principle, I think 
arithmetic operators should be defined on the entire 
range of represented numbers for which the operator
makes mathematical sense.


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