From: John Max Skaller (skaller_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-11 09:54:01
"Paul A. Bristow" wrote:
> There has been a lot of dissention about the format of my proposed
> mathematical constants.
> It is clear that there is no one solution that will satisfy all users.
> And that there is no acceptable compromise.
1. Use long double const. (Works for C and C++)
2. Supply normative references:
this is more important than anything else.
3. Choose useful constants. :-)
All values should be scientific constants
(not resource limits, which belong elsewhere).
4. You do NOT need to satisfy all users.
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