Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#79 closed defect (wontfix)

rational-expt

Reported by: cowan Owned by: alexshinn
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: WG1 - Numerics Keywords:
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Description (last modified by alexshinn)

Often a rational-only exponentiation function is useful; that is, a rational number raised to an integer power. Should we add this procedure to the core so that exponentiation is available even if inexact rationals are not provided or not imported?

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by alexshinn

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by alexshinn

I don't understand the motivation - why we can't use expt?

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by alexshinn

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by cowan

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

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