Noob question: Is all this typecasting normal?

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sun Jan 4 02:41:37 CET 2009

On Sat, 03 Jan 2009 16:19:58 +0100, Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:

> But indeed, you obviously cannot add strings with numerics nor
> concatenate numerics with strings. This would make no sense.

The OP comes from a Perl background, which AFAIK allows you to concat 
numbers to strings and add strings to numbers. That's probably the (mis)
feature he was hoping Python had.


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