Python Magazine: Issue 1 Free!

Wayne Brehaut wbrehaut at mcsnet.ca
Fri Oct 5 23:22:00 CEST 2007


On Thu, 04 Oct 2007 04:52:13 +0200, Bruno Desthuilliers
<bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr> wrote:

>Wayne Brehaut a écrit :
>> On Thu, 04 Oct 2007 04:12:04 +0200, Bruno Desthuilliers
>> <bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>>>J. Clifford Dyer a écrit :
>(snip)
>>>>Well, it's also unpythonic to start numbering a sequence at 1, but
>>>>it's clearly the right thing to do in this case.
>>>
>>>As far as I'm concerned, if I had to number a magazine about 
>>>programming, I'd obviously start with 0.
>> 
>> And since the "first" issue is free that would be best here too.
>> 
>>>Then it would be n°1, n°10, 
>>>n°11, n°100 etc !-)
>> 
>> But probably with enough leading zeros to last the expected lifetime
>> (8 bits should about do it?)  so they'd sort properly:
>> 
>> 0000 0000
>> 0000 0001
>> etc.
>
>Mmm... sort of reminds me of y2k.

Funny, I was thinking IPv4.

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