int vs long

Paul Rubin http
Sun Jun 3 05:18:02 CEST 2007


Dan Bishop <danb_83 at yahoo.com> writes:
> Note that recent versions of Python automatically promote the results
> of integer arithmetic to long if necessary, so the distinction is less
> relevant than it used to be.

Note however that even in recent versions, there are still parts of
Python that get stuck at sys.maxint, for example the enumerate function.



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