lfs confusion

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Thu Sep 23 19:46:51 CEST 2004


Andrew Dalke wrote:
> Python is undergoing a process of int/long unification.
> str(long_number) as of 2.0 no longer puts a "L" at the end
> of string.
> 
> If you want to use your method, try using 'repr' instead
> of 'str'.  That probably won't happen for the long term
> though (3.0 and greater?).

Wouldn't doing type(fd.tell()) be better than coupling
the logic to what might be a changing representation of
the data?

-Peter



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