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From Hagar Delest <hagar.del...@laposte.net>
Subject Re: Calc behavior: result of 0 ^ 0
Date Sun, 10 Feb 2013 20:42:59 GMT
Le 10/02/2013 21:34, Rob Weir a écrit :
> This is NOT a complex math problem.  It is trivial one, with three
> perfectly valid answers.  Debating among them is merely a time-wasting
> form of bikeshedding.  Everyone and his little sister has an opinion
> on 0^0.

Then you should update the wiki page to make clear what should be the correct result (undefined
or 1).


> The real problem is this:  once we have adopted a convention for this
> debatable expression, under what conditions do we change the
> convention and break comptibility?  Any other formulation of the
> question is missing the essence of this decision.

If this is a simple problem with a simple answer, then there is no need of convention at all.
Just put the correct result.

Hagar

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