[Python-ideas] Fwd: Trigonometry in degrees

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Mon Jun 11 21:17:07 EDT 2018

On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 02:12:06PM -0700, Chris Barker wrote:

> no, but you can say "y is as close to zero as I care about"

Of course you can.

But we (the std lib) should not make that decision for everybody. For 
some people 0.001 is "close enough to zero". For others, 1e-16 is not. 
We're not in the position to decide for everyone.


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