Opened 7 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#138 closed defect (worksforme)

DivisionRiastradh domain

Reported by: cowan Owned by: cowan
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: WG1 - Numerics Keywords:

Description (last modified by alexshinn)

Zero as a divisor aside, what should the domain of the proposed procedures be?

  1. Any real numbers?
  2. Integers only?
  3. Exact integers only?

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by cowan

  • Description modified (diff)

Riastradh's implementation accepts choice 1 for domain and choice 2 for exactness preservation.

Lucier's ballot on #70 calls for the domain to be integers, but he speaks of number theory, so he may mean exact integers.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by alexshinn

  • Component changed from WG1 - Core to WG1 - Numerics
  • Description modified (diff)
  • Summary changed from DivisionRiastradh issues to DivisionRiastradh domain

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by alexshinn

  • Status changed from new to decided

We voted for integers only.

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by cowan

  • Owner changed from alexshinn to cowan
  • Status changed from decided to writing

No change to the spec required.

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by cowan

  • Resolution set to worksforme
  • Status changed from writing to closed
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