On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:22 PM, Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr@integrable-solutions.net> wrote:
On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 10:40 AM, Tobias C. Rittweiler <tcr@freebits.de> wrote:
> 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

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