[swift-evolution] Extend FloatingPoint with tau!

David Waite david at alkaline-solutions.com
Thu Jun 30 11:01:23 CDT 2016

> On Jun 30, 2016, at 9:22 AM, Stephen Canon via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> This was discussed as part of SE-0067.
> The consensus was that pi deserved special treatment, as it is used in general-purpose code an order of magnitude more often than the all other constants combined.  I don’t think that anyone argued against it’s inclusion.

To me, it also makes sense to offer a common transcendental constant with the highest precision available to a particular floating point type.


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