Recursive Property of Octal Numbers
Paul Rubin
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Sat Oct 1 11:25:26 CEST 2005
James Stroud <jstroud at mbi.ucla.edu> writes:
> I'm very curious about what is going on here. I'm sure my curiosity has
> something to do with ignorance of some fundamental concept of computer
> science (maybe that 8 is just a vertical infinity?):
Python doesn't have a character type. A character is just a string of
length 1. So 'a'[0] is the same as 'a'. Thus 'a'[0][0][0]...[0] is
also the same as 'a'.
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