[Numpy-discussion] What type should / return in python 3k when applied to two integer types?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Aug 27 14:27:52 CDT 2009

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 11:24, Charles R
Harris<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm thinking double. There is a potential loss of precision for 64 bit ints
> but nothing else seems reasonable for a default. Thoughts?

Python int / Python int => Python float

no matter how many decimal places the two ints have. I also say double.

Robert Kern

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