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From "Emmanuel Bourg (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (TEXT-57) Formatting numbers
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:34:58 GMT

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Emmanuel Bourg commented on TEXT-57:
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I don't think matrix formatting belongs to [text]. This is clearly [math] stuff.

> Formatting numbers
> ------------------
>
>                 Key: TEXT-57
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TEXT-57
>             Project: Commons Text
>          Issue Type: Wish
>            Reporter: Gilles
>            Priority: Minor
>              Labels: api, scope
>             Fix For: 1.x
>
>
> "Commons Math" contains formatting classes whose purpose are to beautify the printout
of such objects as "complex number" and "matrix" instances.
> I suggest that such functionality would be a better fit for "Commons Text".
> Rationale is that it is an endeavour unto itself rather than something which other components
can easily implement themselves, aside from their "core business".
> As an example, in "Commons Math", there was an issue in that fixed precision was maintained
in numbers close to 0, leading to meaningless error messages.



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