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Entering a very large number


On 25/03/2018 15:53, Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> ast <none at gmail.com> writes:

>> C = int(
>> "28871482380507712126714295971303939919776094592797"
>> "22700926516024197432303799152733116328983144639225"
>> "94197780311092934965557841894944174093380561511397"
>> "99994215424169339729054237110027510420801349667317"
>> "55152859226962916775325475044445856101949404200039"
>> "90443211677661994962953925045269871932907037356403"
>> "22737012784538991261203092448414947289768854060249"
>> "76768122077071687938121709811322297802059565867")

> After following the thread for a while...  you will, of course, simply
> have to do a string to int conversion no matter what approach you take
> to writing it.

What, even with you write this:

   C = 12

?

> The number is a string of digits; it has to be converted
> to the internal representation.

Which is usually done by a compiler, and it will only do it once not 
each time the line is encountered in a running program. (Although a 
compiler will also do the conversion when the line is never executed!)

> Even if you write
> 
> C = 2887148238050771212671429597130393991977609459279722700926516024197432303799152733116328983144639225941977803110929349655578418949441740933805615113979999421542416933972905423711002751042080134966731755152859226962916775325475044445856101949404200039904432116776619949629539250452698719329070373564032273701278453899126120309244841494728976885406024976768122077071687938121709811322297802059565867
> 
> the conversion happens.

But not at runtime.

-- 
bartc