2**2**2**2**2 wrong? Bug?

Paul Rubin http
Wed Jul 11 23:17:30 CEST 2007


"Evan Klitzke" <evan at yelp.com> writes:
> Python happens to choose right
> associativity for exponentiation because it is more useful for that
> operator, but that doesn't make the language itself right associative.

I would say Python uses right associativity for exponentiation because
that's standard mathematical convention, and any languages that do it
differently (if they use operator precedence at all) get it wrong.



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