Nasty typo in PEP 238 (revised)

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk
Fri Jul 27 10:14:25 CEST 2001


In article <mailman.996209989.30329.python-list at python.org>, Tim Peters
<tim.one at home.com> 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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