[OT] -10^2

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Thu May 22 14:07:01 EDT 2003

Gary Rathbone wrote:

>> Hope I don't get flamed for this, but I don't agree.
>> :-)  Someone feel free to dispute me if I'm wrong, but
>> I think Rev is correct. Isn't -10^2 the same as -10*-10
> Totally agree with you...
> I read -10^2 as (-10)^2 not -(10^2)
> As the interpretation seems to be in the eye of the beholder, then to save
> creating any doubt I'd always recommend parenthesis.

The interpretation is in the eye of the beholder on paper.

In Rev, interpretation is in the "eye" of the engine,
and the published order of precedence should remove any ambiguity.

 Richard Gaskin 
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