Changing the Division Operator -- PEP 238, rev 1.12

Mark Day mday at
Tue Jul 31 01:31:07 CEST 2001

In article <mailman.996531656.19551.python-list at>,
<Arthur_Siegel at> wrote:

> >Agreed.  But what struck me was that when a non-programmer came to a
> >Python discussion list asking whether Python was suitable for his
> >project, several people warning him about the pitfalls of division (and
> >not much else).
> Must have missed all this.  Where and when was this thread?

Somewhere in one of the posts on the many PEP 238 threads was the
following link to a discussion in a google group:

The same post also mentioned other (earlier?) dicussions on a Yahoo
group about integer division in Python.


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