python doesn't like my numbers

paul k paul at
Mon Aug 23 11:42:33 CEST 2004

Alan Kennedy wrote:
> [paul k]

> Answer 1: Use strings: that's really what telephone numbers should be
Yea, should have done this in the first place...

> Answer 2: Use valid octal digits in your phone numbers. The digit '8' 
> cannot appear in base 8 numbers, only the digits 0-7.
I  can't change reality (yet) ;)

thanks for all your comments

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