documentation error

Bryan Olson fakeaddress at nowhere.org
Sun Sep 4 22:02:10 CEST 2005


Reinhold Birkenfeld wrote:
 > tiissa wrote:
 >
 >>bill wrote:
 >>
 >>>>From 3.2 in the Reference Manual "The Standard Type Hierarchy":
 >>>
 >>>"Integers
 >>>    These represent elements from the mathematical set of whole
 >>>numbers."
 >>>
 >>>The generally recognized definition of a 'whole number' is zero and the
 >>>positive integers.
 >>
 >>This term is ambiguous as it seems to be used for both natural numbers
 >>and signed numbers [1].
 >
 >
 > I cleared this up; now it reads "... set of whole numbers (positive 
and negative
 > ones)."

Consider deleting the sentence in which the Python doc tries to
define mathematical integers.

     Integers

         [In Python] There are three types of integers:


-- 
--Bryan



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