Performance of int/long in Python 3

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Tue Mar 26 22:26:30 CET 2013

On 26/03/2013 21:14, Chris Angelico wrote:
> 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.
> ChrisA

Which reminds me, why do people on newsgroups often refer to 101, my 
favourite number?  I mean, do we really care about the number of a room 
that Eric Blair worked in when he was at the BBC?

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