int/long unification hides bugs
jcarlson at uci.edu
Tue Oct 26 07:57:37 CEST 2004
kartick_vaddadi at yahoo.com (kartik) wrote:
> Istvan Albert <ialbert at mailblocks.com> wrote in message news:<Hoydnaa6uYCfjuDcRVn-gA at giganews.com>...
> > If you are worried about some numbers growing too much, then
> > check them yourself, you'll get much better results that way.
> maybe, why not use an automated test built-in 2 the language? i get it
> 4 free.
Overflow errors are not automated tests. Overflow errors were a (mis)
feature of Python (non-long) integers. Had the unification occurred
prior to your using of Python, this conversation wouldn't be happening.
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