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Wed Jan 10 15:33:49 GMT 2007
On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 02:45:08PM +0000, Adrian Howard wrote:
> 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*
> Like Ruby, Lisp, Pop-11...
I'd hesitate to say nice things about Ruby's arithmetic. :-)
>  Okay - you have to ask it to first
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