On Mon, 26 Jan 2004 21:06:51 +0900,
Peter Hickman <peter / semantico.com> wrote:
> The problem is that ** is the 'raise to the power of' operator
>
> so 2**3 = 8
> but 3**2 = 9
>
> So a**b != b**a except when a=b.
>

2**4 = 16 = 4**2 

:-)

scnr
s.