PEP 240 scares me

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Fri Mar 23 05:26:58 CET 2001


"Alex Martelli" <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:99e2h61aao at news2.newsguy.com...
> "Pearu Peterson" <pearu at cens.ioc.ee> wrote in message
> news:Pine.LNX.4.21.0103222338530.29360-100000 at kev.ioc.ee...
>     [snip]
> > But making 1.2 to be a rational
> >                                 1
> >                                ---
> >                                 2
> > will most definitely surprise new (Python) programmers even more
*because*
>
> Nobody's proposing THAT, AFAIK -- 1.2 would be the rational 6/5 (and I
> gather the idea is that one uses 1.2e0 to get a float of similar value).
>
>
Maybe Pearu complains about a typo which looks unlike an error?

regards
 Steve






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