Comment on PEP-0238

François Pinard pinard at iro.umontreal.ca
Sun Jul 8 01:45:15 CEST 2001


[Tim Peters]

> I want to make a pitch for naming it idiv() instead.  The "i" should
> strongly remind that the result is an integer, something "div" says only to
> former Pascal programmers.

idiv suggests FORTRAN to me! :-)  I prefer being remembered of Pascal! :-) :-)

And I like the idea of div(), mod() and divmod(): it's clean.

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François Pinard   http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~pinard




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