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From: Cromwell Enage (sponage_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-31 08:21:34

--- Daryle Walker wrote:
> re-statement of the rational number itself?


> Or is it supposed to be the remainder after taking
> out the "whole" part?


> If the latter, then the name should have
> replacing the first "RATIONAL", since "fractional"
> and not "rational" better describes a left-over bit.

For consistency this part of the macro name is
lexically the same as the template name whose
specialization the macro creates, i.e. rational_part.

> (Rational numbers are a generalization of fractions
> that include values with absolute values greater
> one, i.e. a numerator larger than its denominator
> absolute value].)

I have no qualms about changing the name, as long as
all interested parties agree. Andy Little?

                              Cromwell D. Enage

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