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From: Dirk Gerrits (dirk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-26 17:55:23

Beman Dawes wrote:

> At 02:42 AM 10/25/02, Daryle Walker wrote:
> >As another poster on this subject has said, Roman numbers don't have
> >different math rules, they are just a different external representation
> >of natural numbers. This suggests that the place for new code is in
> >the I/O system! We'll use a special locale with custom facets.
> Boost libraries shouldn't always be dead serious. There should be a
> place for fun libraries too. They can be useful, too, and often make
> good teaching examples.

For an example of the use of Roman numerals as a teaching example, one
might want to check out this Python unit testing tutorial:
I though it was pretty good. :)

Dirk Gerrits

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