PEP0238 lament

Stephen Horne steve at lurking.demon.co.uk
Tue Jul 24 06:22:53 CEST 2001


On Mon, 23 Jul 2001 21:25:41 -0400, "Tim Peters" <tim.one at home.com>
wrote:

>Then we went to the all-conference lunch, and I happened to sit next to a
>Python newbie fresh from Perl.  He hadn't been at the numeric discussion.
>His first question was "hey!  how come I have to convert my strings to ints
>when I add?  I didn't have to do that in Perl!".  Arghghghghgh.

Now that I'm too burnt out to stress any more (and works in a couple
of hours and I've only been awake about 40 hours ;-) I'll just relax
and enjoy your suffering ;-)




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