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Philip Newton
July 10, 2001 12:30
Re: [DOC PATCH bleadperl] detypo Math::BigInt docs
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On 10 Jul 01, at 19:09, Tels wrote:

> Oups, did not even know that the new version was already in.

Jarkko tends to patch fairly quickly to "keep the caravan moving", 
depending on people spotting possible problems afterwards and re-
patching or asking for the patch to be reverted.

> On the rest I won't comment - if nobody can come up with other
> fixes beside spelling in source code comments and other syntactic sugar, I
> must have done a good job ;o) (Uh-oh, please stop looking at me and my
> code...)

Well, I mainly looked at the source code comments, the docs, and the 
syntactic sugar since that didn't require trying to understand how the 
code works and whether it does what it is supposed to.

> Oh, it is probably a good idea to remove all tabs and replace them by
> spaces to avoid future problems?

In my opinion, it helps. (I believe the consensus is more or less "if 
you use tabs, keep them set to multiples of 8". Beyond that, it's a bit 
of an individual style issue whether to use them or not.)

> [0] What is the sign made by a division by zero, if no-one looks?

A positive or a negative zero? ;-)

Philip Newton <>

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