Burning more bridges (mostly numeric ones)

Andreas Abel andreas.abel at ifi.lmu.de
Mon Mar 24 09:58:49 UTC 2014

On 23.03.2014 19:25, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> I found the infix operator names (^^) and (**) not very intuitive and
> defined (^-) and (^/) in NumericPrelude, in order to show, that the
> first one allows negative exponents and the second one allows fractional
> exponents. Unfortunately the first one looks like power function with
> negated exponent and I had no better idea for an identifier so far.

Ah, so x ^- 2 (or is it x ^- 2.0) is not the square root of x?  Maybe 
you should change this identifier indeed!

Maybe use ^+- instead.  This looks a bit confusing, but ^- is outright 


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