[SciPy-user] Python number handling?

Alan G Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Wed Aug 10 12:30:01 CDT 2005


On Wed, 10 Aug 2005, Mary Haley apparently wrote: 
> It seems that the old behavior should be kept as is, and some 
> completely new syntax should be used for forcing floating point 
> behavior. 

I think the idea is to reduce surprises,
and I agree the change does that.  You
might see 
http://www.python.org/doc/2.2.3/whatsnew/node7.html
http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0238.html
This is not really news.

Cheers,
Alan Isaac






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