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

From: Jay Belanger
Subject: Re: Calc: `*' binds more strongly than `/'
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 12:13:42 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:
> According to the doc, setting calc-multiplication-has-precedence to nil gives
> precedence to / over *.
> IIRC, the objection was that people expected equal precedence with
> left to right evaluation (as in C).  Giving / precedence over *
> doesn't fix that - it just gives another "wrong" result.

When would it give the "wrong" result?

At any rate, setting calc-multiplication-has-precedence to nil should
probably give equal precedence for aesthetic reasons; that's a trivial
fix that I'll make this afternoon.


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