[Tutor] Picking Nits in "Learning to Program"
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Sat Feb 17 10:42:08 CET 2007
"Roel Schroeven" <rschroev_nospam_ml at fastmail.fm> wrote
> Notwithstanding my other mail, it might be better to use another
> Alan, you already use the name 'floating point numbers' in that
I did consider that but since some programming languages specifically
have a "Real" type(Pascal, Modula, etc) I decided to leave it as it
Even though the 'Real' is really a Float...
> I think it's a bit better to always refer to those numbers by that
> and mention 'real numbers' as an alternative name. The opposite of
> current situation more or less actually.
Yeah, That might be a better way to deal with it.
I'll consider a rewrite of that section to that style next time
For now its not top of my priority list! :-)
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