proposed language change to int/int==float (was: PEP0238 lament)
klaus-gerd.meyer at de.bosch.com
Tue Jul 24 16:20:44 CEST 2001
> those guys. It *is* odd to have to do something like:
> x = float(y)/z
> to get best-possible division in Python.
But what is with the "best possible" multiplication?
99999*99999 -> integer overflow
Why not an long integer result? (or maybe float)
You must explicit type:
99999*99999L or 99999*99999.
Is that not the same thing as type 1./3 ???
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