why no arg, abs methods for comlex type?

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Fri Aug 5 22:02:44 CEST 2005


Erik Max Francis wrote:
> Daniel Schüle wrote:
> 
>> maybe I confuse, in german one would say "45 Grad"
>> I took a freedom to translate it directly :)
>> well, my calculator shows a "D"
>> which most likely stands for Degree, I cannot tell for sure
> 
> Probably.  In English, you have degrees and gradians, which aren't the 
> same thing; gradians are defined so that there are 400 gradians in a 
> circle (so 100 gradians in a right angle).

In German, they're "Altgrad" (degrees) and "Neugrad" or "Gon" (gradians).

Reinhold



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