Performance of int/long in Python 3

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Tue Mar 26 22:14:46 CET 2013

On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 8:08 AM, Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> On 2013-03-26, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at> wrote:
>> On 26/03/2013 20:44, jmfauth wrote:
>>>>> A character is not an integer (short form).
>>>> So?
>>> A character is not an integer.
>>> jmf
>> But you are an idiot.
> I think we all agree that jmf is a character.
> So we've established that no characters are integers, but some
> characters are idiots.
> Does that allow us to determine wheter integers are idiots or not?

No, it doesn't. I'm fairly confident that most of them are not...
however, I have my eye on 42. He gets around, a bit, but never seems
to do anything very useful. I'd think twice before hiring him.

But 1, now, he's a good fellow. Even when things get divisive, he's
the voice of unity.


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