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Old Man Yells At Cloud

On Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:59:10 +1000, Chris Angelico wrote:

> Aside from the backward compatibility concerns (which mean that this
> can't be done in a language that calls itself "Python"), I'm not seeing
> any reason that a human-friendly language can't spend most of its time
> working with arbitrary-precision rationals, only switching to floats
> when (a) the programmer explicitly requests it, or (b) when performing
> operations that fundamentally cannot be performed with rationals.

True, it can't be called Python. But it could be called 


Steven D'Aprano
?You are deluded if you think software engineers who can't write 
operating systems or applications without security holes, can write 
virtualization layers without security holes.? ?Theo de Raadt