string repr in 2.1

Robin Becker robin at
Tue May 29 12:22:16 CEST 2001

In article <mailman.991126994.10524.python-list at>, Robin
Becker <robin at> writes
>How I long for my 18-bit PDP-15 :) what happened to my 15 octal digit
>cdc! Oh woe is me! Where are the duo-decimal calculators of yore? 
the 15 octal digits were a mis-remembered 16 as my former colleague
informs me that 1604's were 48 bit.
Robin Becker

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