A use for integer quotients

Michael Chermside mcherm at destiny.com
Tue Jul 24 20:59:50 CEST 2001


> This reminds me, is Python configurable to run on a platform with no
> floating point support?
> 
> With Linux being embedded all over the place, it seems like it would come up.
> Do the mini hand-helds (not to mention cell phones) have floating point?
> 

Yes.

Pippy (http://www.endeavors.com/pippy/index.html) is Python for the palm, 
and here's what I get:

x  = float(3)
Traceback (innermost last):
 File "<string>", line 1, in ?
MissingFeatureError: Float objects 
are not provided in this python build

-- Michael Chermside




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