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Re: constant `e'

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: constant `e'
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2007 11:49:35 +0200

> From: "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 08:50:15 -0800
> >
> > Please don't: I frequently use Emacs to calculate trigonometric
> > expression; typing these monster names would make it very hard for me
> > to do that.
> Very hard for you? Make a local binding. If you need a short name for
> interactive or local program use, define one. I see no reason to dedicate
> `e' and `pi' for this uncommon use (uncommon in both Emacs-Lisp files and
> interactive Emacs use).

I don't see this as uncommon: I do most of my work in Emacs, and
having an expression interpreter ready at your fingertip is very handy
when I type math-related text.

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