eq, eql, equal [Was: Es-discuss - several decimal discussions]

P T Withington ptw at pobox.com
Mon Aug 25 06:50:00 PDT 2008


FWIW, as a user, I've always assumed:

== : equal [1]
=== : eq [2]

I would rather see an `eql` operator introduced than see `===` further  
diluted.

[1] http://www.nhplace.com/kent/PS/EQUAL.html

[2] modulo the floating point edge cases




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