Python-list Digest, Vol 18, Issue 208
roy at panix.com
Wed Mar 16 01:37:14 CET 2005
Jeff Shannon <jeffshannon at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I'd be in favor of that, unless someone can come up with a compelling
> >> current use-case for octal literals.
I grew up talking octal, and while I'm still more comfortable in octal than
hex (newline to me is always going to be 012, not 0xA), even a luddite like
myself recognizes that hex just makes more sense in a 8/16/32/64-bit world.
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