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Author ethan.furman
Recipients Arfrever, eric.smith, ethan.furman, gvanrossum, mark.dickinson, pitrou, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, skrah, vstinner
Date 2013-12-16.20:48:46
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Antoine Pitrou opined:
> I'm with Guido: it doesn't really make sense to allow __index__ but not __int__ on
> a type. So trying __index__ in str.format() sounds like a distraction.

  --> hex(3.14)  # calls __index__
  Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
  TypeError: 'float' object cannot be interpreted as an integer

  --> '%x' % 3.14  # calls __int__

One of those behaviours is wrong.  Which?
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