Adrian Howard adrianh at
Wed Jan 10 14:45:08 GMT 2007

On 10 Jan 2007, at 14:30, Simon Cozens wrote:

> Sue Spence:
>> This is a FAQ from the dawn of computer science.
> And we still haven't fixed it so that computers work the way  
> everyone expects,
> instead focussing all our energies on trying to fix the  
> expectations. Bloody
> typical, really. Automatic casting to rationals wouldn't be *that*  
> hard.

Like Ruby[1], Lisp, Pop-11...


[1] Okay - you have to ask it to first

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