A question I have...

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sat Oct 30 04:05:37 CEST 2010


In message <mailman.168.1287872943.2218.python-list at python.org>, geremy 
condra wrote:

> ... dividing strings by a number doesn't make sense.

The logical meaning would be the opposite of multiplying strings by a 
number:

    >>> "abc" * 3
    'abcabcabc'
    >>> "abcabcabc" // 3
    'abc'
    >>> "abcabcabc" // "abc"
    3
    >>> "abcabcabd" // 3
    (at this point I would accept a ValueError)





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