Rationale for core Python numeric types

Batista, Facundo FBatista at uniFON.com.ar
Wed Jun 16 16:25:16 CEST 2004

[Matt Feinstein]

#- float, short integers). I realize that there are extensions that add
#- these types-- But what's the rationale for leaving them out? Have I

What's the rationale to taking them in?

#- wandered into a zone in the space/time continuum where people never
#- have to read binary data files?

What this has to do with nothing?

Sorry, but don't see the relation between short integers (by the way, what
is "short"?) or single precision floats and binary files.

.	Facundo

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