GCD in Fractions

blindanagram noone at nowhere.net
Wed Sep 24 19:05:22 CEST 2014

On 24/09/2014 17:13, Stefan Behnel wrote:

> blindanagram schrieb am 24.09.2014 um 15:25:
>> On 24/09/2014 12:44, Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> We have an open tracker ticket now on changing *something* about the
> current situation. Let's just add some new functionality somewhere if
> people really want it (as in "need it for their code", not just "want it
> for purity reasons" or "sleep better when they know it's out there"), but
> please, everyone, stop complaining about "fractions.gcd" not catering for
> your needs. It does what it's there for, even if the name is more public or
> more generic than you might want. There are other ways to fix the actual
> problem and move on.

This has never been about my need to use fractions.gcd since I don't
even use it (I have my own implementation).

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