How can I tell when a string is in fact a number?
tdelaney at avaya.com
Thu Nov 9 00:14:48 CET 2000
Ah - the old "physicists vs mathematicians" debate ...
Unfortunately, I'm more used to 3+2i ... unfortunate because 3+2j is more
readable and looks some much *cooler* ...
> "Alex Martelli" <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I dread the task of explaining to a beginner
> > why [...] why 3+2j 'is a number'
> Heck, you're going to have enough trouble explaining to some
> people why
> 3+2j is a number but 3+2i isn't :-)
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