A use for integer quotients

Bengt Richter bokr at accessone.com
Tue Jul 24 20:11:30 CEST 2001


On Mon, 23 Jul 2001 22:24:08 -0400, "Tim Peters" <tim.one at home.com> wrote:

>[Bengt Richter]
>> I wonder if the implementation is factored to where not using 
>> floating point would let you substitute small exception-raising
>> stubs for otherwise large (?? usually, floating point carries a
>> lot of baggage along in the C/C++ world) chunks concerned with
>? floating point.
>
>No, it is not.
> 
>> Then that could be a make option. I was wondering if someone's 
>> been there done that.
>
>These folks have:
>
>    http://www.abo.fi/~iporres/python/
>
>Their patch is against 1.5.1, but I bet the principle still applies <wink>.
>
Thanks. Interesting. Though "patch" may be a bit of an understatement ;-)




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