Integers with leading zeroes

MRAB python at
Wed Jul 22 18:24:49 CEST 2015

On 2015-07-22 16:50, Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2015-07-22, MRAB <python at> wrote:
>> On 2015-07-22 16:27, Antoon Pardon wrote:
>>> Does the same condition hold for strings? If you are not performing string
>>> operations on something, it is not a string?
>> Tkinter comes to mind. You specify how widgets are laid out strings
>> that are basically flags:
>>      text_widget.pack(side=LEFT, fill=BOTH, expand=YES)
>> where LEFT, BOTH and YES are strings.
> That's Tcl's fault.  They have to be passed to Tcl, and Tcl only has
> one data type: strings.
But _I'm_ writing in Python. Do I have to know how Tcl works underneath?

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