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

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Tue Jul 10 09:05:49 CEST 2007


Jim Langston wrote:

> Gah!  Python goes right to left?  Dang, I haven't seen that since APL.

For the ** operator, and with good reason:  Left-associative ** doesn't 
really serve much useful purpose, since (a**b)**c == a**(b*c), so if one 
writes a**b**c, one usually means a**(b**c), or they would have written 
it more efficiently and clearly.

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