Pep 238 Why new // operator (Non-integer Division)

Sean Reifschneider jafo at
Sat Mar 17 10:39:07 CET 2001

On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 10:39:10AM -0500, Gordon Williams wrote:
>All these changes make my head spin.  There is more to life than learning
>all the fine details in a computer language.  The fewer number of ways to do
>something the better.

Just because the changes are being made doesn't mean you have to USE them.
You wouldn't be the only one sticking to 1.5.2.  I like the more rapid
pace of development, but I'm mostly running 1.5.2 right now because I
don't want to start writing code that's going to break on a few dozen
machines.  ;-)

 I think you are blind to the fact that the hand you hold
 is the hand that holds you down.  -- Everclear
Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <jafo at> - Linux Consulting since 1995. Qmail, KRUD, Firewalls, Python

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