Nasty typo in PEP 238 (revised)

Robin Becker robin at
Fri Jul 27 04:14:25 EDT 2001

In article <mailman.996209989.30329.python-list at>, Tim Peters
< at> writes
>[David Eppstein]
>Virtually all the functions in the math module wrap C library functions of
>the same names.  floor() is a required double->double function in standard
>C, and Python's math.floor() exposes the platform C's floor() function.
when/if the grand unification happens what will math.cos do with 1+3j?
What will floor do with 1.3+0j etc etc etc. Presumably a Timbot thread
is even now busily extending all math functions to the complex domain.

I eagerly await the arrival of quaternions.
Robin Becker

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