What is Python?
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Thu Sep 21 08:19:40 CEST 2000
Darren New wrote:
> Kind of funky how BASIC started out with type-symbols (A$ is a string,
> gained more in MS's version (A% is an int, A! is a float, if I
> and then dropped all that for some reason.
All the BASICs I used (over ten years ago, mind you) involved suffixes
on numeric variables to change the precision. You could always still
write LET A = 3 without worrying about them. (The $ suffix was required
for strings, of course.)
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