How about adding rational fraction to Python?

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Tue Feb 26 22:47:36 CET 2008

On Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:43:56 -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:

> Integer division means integer result to me in a very real sense.

So, when you have five children over for a birthday party, and one cake, 
do you say "Sorry kids, no cake for you: one cake divided by five is 

Of course you do, you big meanie. I think you catered for my 12th 
birthday party.


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