Implement C's Switch in Python 3
Bob van der Poel
bob at mellowood.ca
Sun Feb 3 17:02:56 EST 2019
On Sun, Feb 3, 2019 at 2:15 PM Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 8:02 AM Bob van der Poel <bob at mellowood.ca> wrote:
> > I'm surprised that no one has yet addressed the year 10000 problem.
> Hopefully we're doing numeric, not alpha sorts on the stuff before the 1st
> '-'. And, the compact versions will really screw up :).
> Compact versions? You mean non-delimited dates? They sort just fine
> They also sort just fine if you add a two-digit serial number:
> and while it's true that this format will overflow in two thousand
> years if stored in a 32-bit number, it's fine for arbitrary future
> dates if stored in bignums.
will wort properly if numeric. But, if we use the ISO recommended
then we'd most likely do an alpha sort ... opps, you're right! That works
fine as well. Guess there is no year 10000 problem :)
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