Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2023 12:12:32 +0200

śr., 29 mar 2023 o 12:05 Frederick Virchanza Gotham via Std-Proposals

<std-proposals_at_[hidden]> napisał(a):

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> On Wed, Mar 29, 2023 at 10:51 AM Bo Persson via Std-Proposals

> <std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> >

> > > Do we really want the C++ Standard to redefine English language

> > > scientific terms?

> >

> > Yes, it does so all the time.

>

>

> Should I make my programs future-proof today by preparing for the day

> when Pi is no longer an irrational number?

>

News flash to you, on real hardware Pi is rational :P

I can find two integral types that make `a / b == Pi`, take that Math!

> I mean you're telling me that the Standard can redefine simple English

> terms, so if __uint128_t isn't an integer type, then I need to be

> weary about Pi's rationality. I mean if all sense can go out the

> window like that, then maybe I should just get an abacus and a pencil

> and sod all this computer stuff.

>

> Or are you perhaps proposing that it should be implementation-defined

> whether or not Pi is a rational number?

>

> Or perhaps should always be irrational, but the definition of

> 'irrational' is implementation-defined?

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<std-proposals_at_[hidden]> napisał(a):

>

> On Wed, Mar 29, 2023 at 10:51 AM Bo Persson via Std-Proposals

> <std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> >

> > > Do we really want the C++ Standard to redefine English language

> > > scientific terms?

> >

> > Yes, it does so all the time.

>

>

> Should I make my programs future-proof today by preparing for the day

> when Pi is no longer an irrational number?

>

News flash to you, on real hardware Pi is rational :P

I can find two integral types that make `a / b == Pi`, take that Math!

> I mean you're telling me that the Standard can redefine simple English

> terms, so if __uint128_t isn't an integer type, then I need to be

> weary about Pi's rationality. I mean if all sense can go out the

> window like that, then maybe I should just get an abacus and a pencil

> and sod all this computer stuff.

>

> Or are you perhaps proposing that it should be implementation-defined

> whether or not Pi is a rational number?

>

> Or perhaps should always be irrational, but the definition of

> 'irrational' is implementation-defined?

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