Why gives "k = 09" a syntax error ?

Guilherme Polo ggpolo at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 20:32:03 CET 2008


On 10/29/08, Stef Mientki <stef.mientki at gmail.com> wrote:
> hello,
>
>  Why gives "k = 09"  a syntax error ?
>

09 is not a valid octal number. Instead use 011.

Ok, I guess you were not aware that prefixing a number with a '0'
would cause python to parse it as an octal and now you know.

>  thanks,
>  Stef Mientki
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