proposed language change to int/int==float (was: PEP0238 lament)

Bruce Sass bsass at freenet.edmonton.ab.ca
Thu Jul 26 10:15:07 CEST 2001


On Thu, 26 Jul 2001, Duncan Booth wrote:

> lomax at pumpichank.com (Frank "Cookie Jar" Lomax) wrote in
> news:mailman.996073073.17868.python-list at python.org:
>
> > 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.
> >
> > proof-that-integer-division-causes-thousands-of-disfunctional-families-
> >     per-year-and-must-be-abolished-ly y'rs, - frank
> >
>
> This newsgroup is getting decidedly surreal this morning. the post above
> was immediately followed in my newsreader by one beginning:
>
> > Check out the Cookie module in the Python distribution:
> >
> >    http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-Cookie.html
> >
> > It includes a simple example of how to use cookies from Python.

and if you are using Linux you can have Coffee with your cookies...

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COFFEE-HOWTO

Georgatos Photis, < gef at ceid.upatras.gr>

v0.5, 15 January 1998

____________________________________________________________________

   One of the most bothering remarks on software, I have ever heard,
   is weather this or that thing can make coffee. So, Linux
   DOES make coffee. And it tastes good, instead!
____________________________________________________________________

...

The main problem is how to control the coffee machine with the
computer, so that it will be controlled by software. This generally
means an ON/OFF switch implemented as a circuit which controls the
coffee-machine's power supply.

...

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sorry.





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