PEP-308 a "simplicity-first" alternative

Jp Calderone exarkun at intarweb.us
Sun Feb 16 05:31:52 CET 2003


On Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 10:06:03PM +0000, Andrew Koenig wrote:
> Terry> You mean like the way floats as substitutes for reals do not
> Terry> work as expected?  So I guess they are wrong too ;-).
> 
> What he means is that if you think that (x and y or z) yields y
> whenever x is true, and yields z whenever x is false, then you are
> mistaken.

  And Terry meant that if you think that 1.1 is the same as eleven tenths,
then you are mistaken.

  The parallel seems perfectly valid to me.

  Jp

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