A use for integer quotients

Duncan Grisby dgrisby at uk.research.att.com
Mon Jul 23 18:09:47 CEST 2001


In article <cpzo9veuml.fsf at cj20424-a.reston1.va.home.com>,
 Guido van Rossum  <guido at python.org> wrote:

>Of course, I'm well aware of the issues around maintaining old code.
>We will have to carry around "from __future__ import division" for a
>loooooong time.  Python 2.2 is the first opportunity to introduce it,
>so let's not be shy.

What is the suggested course of action for people (like me) who have
to maintain software which must run on more than one version of
Python?

Cheers,

Duncan.

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