Need help with an array problem.

SpreadTooThin bjobrien62 at
Tue Oct 3 03:04:42 CEST 2006

Robert Kern wrote:
> jakobsg at wrote:
> > To your question on casting long to short. This is how:
> > a=1234L     # long
> > b=int(a)       # int (short)
> No, a Python int is a C long. A Python long is an arbitrary-precision number and
> does not correspond to any C type.
> --

So there is no short(number) casting?

> Robert Kern
> "I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
>   that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
>   an underlying truth."
>    -- Umberto Eco

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