Q: Feature Wish: "%" Extension
phr-n2001d at nightsong.com
Sun Nov 4 19:05:40 CET 2001
Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk <qrczak at knm.org.pl> writes:
> Intel processors and C99 do the first variant. Python does the third
> variant. Knuth says the third variant is the true one. In SML and
> Haskell the first variant is called quot/rem and the third is called
Knuth says to use floor_mod? Where?
Every CPU that I know of uses trunc_mod (your 1st variant).
Floor_mod makes more sense for a lot of things. I can't help
thinking there must be a reason for all the implementations
using trunc_mod, but I don't know what it might be.
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