On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 4:29 PM, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:22 PM, Gabriel Dos Reis
> <gdr@...> wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 10:40 AM, Tobias C. Rittweiler <tcr@...>
>> > Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll wrote
>> >> In function COS, the value of the first argument is
>> >> A
>> >> which is not of the expected type NUMBER
>> > I'd rather see the numeric value than the ordinal word, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
>> > and so on because it would stand out more.
>> I believe the information about the position of the argument
>> is very important -- if I have two numerical values that are wrong,
>> I clearly want to know which one. So I suspect that argues for
>> *both* kind of information.
> I do not understand the remark. The question is whether to write "the first
> argument is" or "the 1st argument is". In both cases it is explicitly
> mentioned which argument has the wrong value
Ah! I had thought the "numeric value than the ordinal word, 1st, 2nd, 3nd"
meant the numeric value of the argument used to call he function.