documentation error

bill bill.pursell at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 13:40:03 CEST 2005


>From 3.2 in the Reference Manual "The Standard Type Hierarchy":

"Integers
    These represent elements from the mathematical set of whole
numbers."

The generally recognized definition of a 'whole number' is zero and the
positive integers.  That is to say, -1 is not a whole number.  The
documentation ought to replace "whole numbers" with "integers".




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