tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Jun 7 20:18:13 CEST 2007
"Sion Arrowsmith" <siona at chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote in message
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| jm.suresh at no.spam.gmail.com <jm.suresh at gmail.com> wrote:
| > 3/2 => 1 # Usual behavior
| > some_func(3, 2) => 2 # Wanted
| def some_func(a, b):
| return -(-a/b)
| And people complain about Python's behaviour regarding division of
| negative integers.
Nice. This goes on my 'why didn't I think of that' list;-)
I was thinking of the rather pedestrian
d,r = divmod(a,b)
if r: d+=1
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