Author terry.reedy
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Date 2013-07-27.20:30:29
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Yes, 'long int' should just be 'int' in 3.x.

However, int/int (integer division) is *not* the same thing as int/float. In the latter case, the int is converted to float first and if that conversion fails, there is no result.

Now that int/int is always converted to float, it seems sensible that out of float range results be +-inf. But there may be an issue with back compatibility. I know there has been discussion on overflow vs. inf in various contexts.
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