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Re: Calc: `*' binds more strongly than `/'

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Calc: `*' binds more strongly than `/'
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 23:35:43 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.97 (gnu/linux)

> The reason for Calc's current behavior is because Dave Gillespie,
> Calc's author, thought of "a b / c d" as representing 

I expect the reason is slightly different: it's that the same rule is used
for "a * b / c * d" as for "a b / c d".  The "juxtaposition operator" is
traditionally assumed to have the highest precedence, so it of course parses
as "(a b)/(c d)".


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