[REBOL] Re: Type inconsistency in Arithmetic Functions
From: carl:cybercraft at: 11-Aug-2007 21:47
On Saturday, 11-August-2007 at 11:24:41 Gabriele Santilli wrote,
>2007/8/11, Peter Wood <pwawood-gmail.com>:
>> Does anybody know if this is by design or is simply a consequence of
>> the current implementation?
>I guess it would just be much slower to do otherwise.
Could it be that the results are more likely to be really huge and so can only be handled
>> 1000000 * 1000000
** Math Error: Math or number overflow
** Near: 1000000 * 1000000
>> 1000000.1 * 1000000.1
And that's just with multiplication...