matz / ruby-lang.org (Yukihiro Matsumoto) writes:

> Hi,
> 
> In message "[ruby-talk:18781] Re: Ruby as opposed to Python?"
>     on 01/07/30, Paul Prescod <paulp / ActiveState.com> writes:
> 
> |In my opinion, either integers should be substitutable for floats or
> |should not be. In Python and Ruby they are "almost", "mostly", "usually"
> |substitutable.
> 
> I don't understand what you mean by "fully substitutable".  You mean
> seq[1.0] will become legal in Python 3.0?  How about seq[1.2]?

That's substituting floats for integers. Somehow I doubt that that
will become legal.

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