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

Courageous jkraska1 at
Sat Mar 17 20:51:24 CET 2001

>>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.

This isn't true; the moment you encounter code written by someone else,
you DO have to use them. This simple principle is the magic of Python
minimalism, and the primary driving reason why new Python programmers
can become so effective so fast (IMO).


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