[BUGLET] in Float>raisedTo:
Jarvis, Robert P.
Jarvisb at timken.com
Mon Feb 22 14:57:22 UTC 1999
-1.0 raisedTo: 0.5?
produce? How about
-2.0 raisedTo: 2.5
Adding complex numbers to Squeak could be an interesting exercise for those
The Timken Company
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sqrmax at cvtci.com.ar [SMTP:sqrmax at cvtci.com.ar]
> Sent: Friday, February 19, 1999 11:08 PM
> To: squeak at cs.uiuc.edu
> Subject: Re: RE: RE: [BUGLET] in Float>raisedTo:
> >You are right, but it's more than that. It is also not correct to raise
> >a negative number to a float
> How come? A floating point number is a rational number!
> >and if we take care of the integer powers
> >first #ln will take care of enforcing just that (so abs is not
> I insist that it's ok to raise any of squeak's numbers to floats since
> floats are rational numbers.
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