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greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Apr 26 03:06:59 CEST 2011
> maybe the way
> to be really consistent (especially with the Zen of Python, explicit is
> better than implicit) that int --> float --> complex (imaginary) should
> not occur either !
Applying parts of the Zen selectively can be dangerous.
Practicality also beats purity. I've used a language
where there was no automatic promotion from ints to
floats, and it was a pain in the backside.
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