Future division patch available (PEP 238)

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at knm.org.pl
Sun Jul 22 09:14:25 CEST 2001


Sun, 22 Jul 2001 00:36:38 -0400, Guido van Rossum <guido at digicool.com> pisze:

> I thought again about the merits of the '//' operator vs. 'div'
> (either as a function or as a keyword binary operator), and figured
> that '//' is the best choice: it doesn't introduce a new keyword
> (which would cause more pain), and it works as an augmented assignment
> (//=) as well.

Why div= wouldn't work? (Lexed as two tokens.)

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