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

Duncan Booth duncan at
Thu Jul 26 09:40:34 CEST 2001

lomax at (Frank "Cookie Jar" Lomax) wrote in 
news:mailman.996073073.17868.python-list at

> No, 1 cookie for 2 children always means no cookies for either child,
> lots of crumbs for the dog to lick up, and years of therapy for the
> entire family.
> proof-that-integer-division-causes-thousands-of-disfunctional-families-
>     per-year-and-must-be-abolished-ly y'rs, - frank

This newsgroup is getting decidedly surreal this morning. the post above 
was immediately followed in my newsreader by one beginning:

> Check out the Cookie module in the Python distribution:
> It includes a simple example of how to use cookies from Python. 

Duncan Booth                                             duncan at
int month(char *p){return(124864/((p[0]+p[1]-p[2]&0x1f)+1)%12)["\5\x8\3"
"\6\7\xb\1\x9\xa\2\0\4"];} // Who said my code was obscure?

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