Definition of '1j'?

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py at yahoo.com.ar
Thu Oct 5 07:35:41 CEST 2006


At Wednesday 4/10/2006 21:43, stephenhicks at gmail.com wrote:

>I'm wondering how/where the syntax for, e.g., 1j is defined.  Is it
>something I can define myself?  In particular, I make very heavy use of

Nope - it's hardcoded inside the parser (see tokenizer.c)

>a complex unit other than j (I'll call it 1k=exp(pi*1j/3)), and it
>would be terribly convenient to make my own complex class based on this
>unit, which would construct and display results in this form, i.e.
> >>> (1+2k)*1k
>-2+3k
>
>It's not a terrible inconvenience if this is not possble, since I can
>just define K=mycomplex(0,1), but I really do like the 1j notation, and
>the problem with the other notation is that K could easily get
>overwritten (and thus suggests I need a better name), while 1k would
>take intention to mess up.

For a thing like 3k to be recognized as a complex number I'm afraid 
the only option would be to modify the Python sources.



Gabriel Genellina
Softlab SRL 


	
	
		
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