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

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Sat Jul 28 16:08:47 CEST 2001


In article <9jk07s$gq0$1 at proxy.fe.internet.bosch.com>,
Klaus-G. Meyer <klaus-gerd.meyer at de.bosch.com> wrote:
>
>But what is with the "best possible" multiplication?
>
>99999*99999 -> integer overflow
>
>Why not an long integer result? (or maybe float)

This is going to happen, it just hasn't happened yet, and there has been
little disagreement when discussed.
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