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From Donald Whytock <dwhyt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Calc behavior: result of 0 ^ 0
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:44:28 GMT
Google docs spreadsheet gives 1.

On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 3:41 PM, RGB ES <rgb.mldc@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2013/2/11 Hagar Delest <hagar.delest@laposte.net>
>
>> Le 11/02/2013 09:13, Andre Fischer a écrit :
>>
>>  We should change the ODF spec first instead.  A spec that basically says
>>> "whatever you want to return is fine" is of no value, as was proven in this
>>> thread.  This is something that I would only accept from a "random()"
>>> function.
>>>
>>
>> +1. That's also what has been said by other posters (with some between the
>> lines reading).
>>
>>
>>
>>  Besides, my emacs calc says that 0^0 is 1, so that can be the only
>>> correct answer, right?
>>>
>>
>> :-)
>> But is there anyone with some real maths application that could check (R
>> or Mathlab, ...)?
>
>
> Maxima (a computer algebra system) gives an error. FreeMat (a Matlab clone)
> gives 1. SciDAVis (an originLab clone) gives an error. Calligra Sheets
> gives 1 (but you need to insert a "=" before, otherwise it takes it as text)
>
> Also, remember that any change will break someone's workflow:
>
> http://xkcd.com/1172/
>
> Regards
> Ricardo
>
>
>
>>
>>
>> Hagar
>>

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