Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> In message "Re: [RCR] Floating point division operator /. (or fdiv method)"
>     on 04/06/05, Martin DeMello <martindemello / yahoo.com> writes:
> 
> |> Numeric#div does integer division and Numeric#quo does float (or
> |> rational if available) division _now_.
> |
> |Not a good choice of names, IMO, since it's not obvious which is which.
> |fdiv is clearer than quo.
> 
> Mnemonic:  "div" is a 1st value from divmod (i.e. integer division).

True, but "quo" means integer to me too (as in "quotient and
remainder"). I liked BASIC's way of doing it - / was floating point and
div was integer, but I guess that wold break code.

martin