Konrad Hinsen hinsen@ibs.ibs.fr
Mon, 31 Mar 1997 22:32:57 +0200

> In my opinion, .conj shouldn't exist.  I tried to get Konrad to take it out 
> at some early point in the development of complexobject.c.  I wouldn't 

And I think I agreed but never got around to actually removing it :-(
Originally I put this in because it seemed the easiest "quick hack" to
get conjugates (there was no umath at that time, and I didn't want to
add another built-in function). I agree that the cfunction conjugate()
in umath is the best solution, but since complex numbers are part of
standard Python now, whereas NumPy (and therefore umath) is not, I wonder
whether not having a conjugate function without NumPy would be OK.

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