Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Mon Jul 23 12:07:17 EDT 2001
Tim Peters wrote:
> Good thing you stopped before mentioning Perl (yes, 1/2 is 0.5 there)
> -- I'm
> afraid the "mimic other languages" approach requires picking languages
> carefully if you want the illusion of consistency.
Only fairly strongly-typed languages are relevant here. Perl doesn't
have a concept of types at this level, so 1 and 1.0 and even "1" are all
the same thing.
> By the way, 1/2 is also
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