In <d58843f4-0636-43e6-aa16-465c97d89...@googlegroups.com> Sayth Renshaw
> Trying to clarify why ints and strings arent treated the same.
Because they are not the same.
> You can get a valuerror from trying to cast a non-int to an int as in
> int(3.0) however you cannot do a non string with str(a).
Anything you type can be represented as a string*. The same is
not true for integers.
* Okay, python 2.7 does have some issues with Unicode.
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