PEP 238 (revised)

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Jul 27 16:02:53 CEST 2001


Peter Hansen <peter at engcorp.com> writes:

> Would it be more logical and consistent to spell it 
> 
>   from __future__ import true_division
> 
> if we are referring to these both as types of division but specifically 
> "classic" and "true" types?  

No, that's just more verbose.  We import the future definition of
division.

> Or maybe the opposite of "classic" should be "modern", spelled 
> "modern_division"?

Future already implies modern.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)



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