6 Jul
2015
6 Jul
'15

12:27 a.m.

On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 7:50 AM, Sven R. Kunze

Seems like we stick to this example once again. So, let me get this straight:

1) I can add, subtract, multiply and divide real numbers. 2) I can add, subtract, multiply and divide complex numbers. 3) I can even add, subtract, multiply and divide complex numbers AND real numbers altogether in a single expression. 4) Granted, complex numbers can do more but that basically follows from their definition and does not jeopardize ease of usage.

Until you run into a TypeError: unorderable types: complex() > complex(), at which point you realize that they aren't a simple superset of reals with all the same operations supported. ChrisA