Against PEP 240

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Thu May 31 09:07:21 EDT 2001

In article <7KeR6.23047$qs3.10072021 at>,
Rainer Deyke <root at> wrote:
>"Aahz Maruch" <aahz at> wrote in message
>news:9f3sa5$45p$1 at
>> C'mon, Alex, you know better than that: longs are unbounded precision,
>> not infinite precision.
>All integer types (and rationals) have perfect (i.e. "infinite") precision.

Oh?  Try representing 1234243673573262345 with a 32-bit integer.
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