proposed language change to int/int==float (was: PEP0238 lament)
sburr at home.com
Wed Jul 25 20:29:54 CEST 2001
lomax at pumpichank.com (Frank "Cookie Jar" Lomax) wrote in message news:<mailman.996073073.17868.python-list at python.org>...
> > To many of us, programmers, 1/2 is 0 with 1 as a reminder:)
> > We are like children, and any child will say _for sure_ that 1
> > cookie for two children means one cookie for 1 child and 0
> > cookies for another:)
> No, 1 cookie for 2 children always means no cookies for either child,
> lots of crumbs for the dog to lick up, and years of therapy for the
> entire family.
> per-year-and-must-be-abolished-ly y'rs, - frank
Unless you use the old trick of having one child divide the cookie and
the other choose which piece he or she wants.
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