complex() bug or feature?
montanaro at tttech.com
Thu Nov 8 15:23:58 CET 2001
Steve> Well the documentation should really make it clear that the
Steve> single string argument case is completely different from
Steve> the single numeric argument case. The former uses an
Steve> implied zero as the imaginary component, whereas the latter
Steve> extracts the imaginary component from the string.
Steve> And yes, the implementation *should* raise an exception
Steve> with a string first argument and any second argument. But
Steve> the docs could use clarification.
I've got a patch for the code I need to test and will generate a patch
for the doc, then submit both later today. I suspect this will make
it into 2.2.
Skip Montanaro (skip at pobox.com)
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