Division oddity

Denis Sarrazin dsarrazinNOSPAMPLEASE at cyberus.ca
Mon Jan 12 02:18:57 CET 2004

Try 1.0/2 instead of 1/2. Note that when I do eval("1/2") I get 0 not


Le Sun, 11 Jan 2004 23:45:48 +0000, Tim Rowe
<tim at remove_if_not_spam.digitig.co.uk> a écrit :

>If I do from __future__ import division then eval(1/2) gives me 0.5 as
>expected. But if I do print input("enter a sum: ") and enter 1/2 as
>the sum I get 0 as if I hadn't done the import.  I thought input was
>supposed to give the same behaviour as an eval on raw input -- why the
>difference here?

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