From: Paul A. Bristow (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-30 07:52:59
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rainer Deyke [mailto:root_at_[hidden]]
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2001 7:52 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Math constants - naming convention?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stewart, Robert" <stewart_at_[hidden]>
> To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2001 10:53 AM
> Subject: RE: [boost] Math constants - naming convention?
> > PI_1_2
> > PI_1_4
> > PI_1_3
> > PI_2_3
> > PI_2
> In general, I consider it a mistake to include small integers in an
> whether as digits or spelled out. It places a greater burden on the
> user (because they have to remember that 'PI_1_2' exists but
> 'PI_156785_786971290' doesn't)
I you don't need/want/remember, then you don't have to use the few small
But they are always the right size and are clear and consistent.
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