From: Paul A Bristow (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-06 12:21:08
OK - Sorry I have chosen a poor example -
I should have stuck to pi throughout!
but I hope the review can concentrate on what emerged previously
as the _really_ tricky issue of how to _present_ the values in C++,
before we tackle the much easier,
(if still contentious) issue of individual names of constants.
Paul A Bristow
Prizet Farmhouse, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8AB UK
| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Reece Dunn
| Sent: 06 June 2003 15:47
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] Math Constants Formal Review
| This is the Euler-Mascheroni Constant
and is denoted
by a gamma or as C:
const float C = 0.5772156649015328606065120900824024310422F; //
>I would have expected e to be 2.71828...
So would I. The Euler constant has the value
e = 2.718281828459045235360287471352662497757...
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