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From "Stephen Colebourne" <>
Subject Re: [lang] [math] org.apache.commons.lang.math.Fraction class
Date Wed, 09 Jun 2004 20:38:38 GMT
From: "Henri Yandell" <>
> I think Fraction will be better served by being in Math where it can
> combine with other code, than in Lang. I don't think there are many
> examples where Fraction will be of use but not other Math things, only an
> educational piece of code where majority of the maths in Math is too
> complex.

I agree that [math] is the best home for solving these problems fully,
however I can't help feel that Fraction is a class that should be in the JDK
and fits in [lang] scope. So, [lang] gets a (fixed) Fraction class, while
[math] gets Ratio/BigFraction/Fraction/... whatever is appropriate.


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