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Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence tha
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Randal L. Schwartz |
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Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division |
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Sun, 07 Sep 2008 13:38:16 -0700 |
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>>>>> "Lennart" == Lennart Borgman (gmail) <address@hidden> writes:
>> Admittedly, if you're a computer-science guy and not a math guy, this might
>> seem initially odd.
Lennart> It is really odd if you happen to know math.
Really?
You parse
a b / c d
as ((a * b) / c) * d ?
That's not what I was taught in algebra. Have the rules changed?
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- In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Francis Litterio, 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Jay Belanger, 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Francis Litterio, 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Stefan Monnier, 2008/09/07
- Re: bug#920: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Lennart Borgman (gmail), 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Randal L. Schwartz, 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Lennart Borgman (gmail), 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division,
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- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Lennart Borgman (gmail), 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Randal L. Schwartz, 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Lennart Borgman (gmail), 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Ulrich Mueller, 2008/09/08
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Lennart Borgman (gmail), 2008/09/08
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Stefan Monnier, 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Jay Belanger, 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Jason Rumney, 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Randal L. Schwartz, 2008/09/07
- Re: In CVS Emacs, calc-eval gives multiplication higher precidence than division, Stefan Monnier, 2008/09/07