In hoc signo vinces (Was: Revamping the numeric classes)

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk
9 Feb 2001 19:19:21 GMT

Fri, 09 Feb 2001 10:52:39 +0000, Jerzy Karczmarczuk <> pisze:

> Again, a violation of the orthogonality principle. Needing division
> just to define signum. And of course a completely different approach
> do define the signum of integers. Or of polynomials...

So what? That's why it's a class method and not a plain function with
a single definition.

Multiplication of matrices is implemented differently than
multiplication of integers. Why don't you call it a violation of the
orthogonality principle (whatever it is)?

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