RE: OpenJade behaves differently than Jade

Subject: RE: OpenJade behaves differently than Jade
From: "Pawson, David" <DPawson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2000 14:51:27 -0000
Christof Drescher
>As a poor Win95 user, I just came to test OpenJade 1.3. I 
>found a different
>behavior towards Jade 1.2, which I think is a little weird:
>Before all real numbers were using a dot as a delimiter, e.g. 
>(* 1.2 14pt)
>Now, OpenJade issues errors saying "this is not a number", and 
>I must use a
>comma, such as (* 1,2 14pt)
>But for length-specs, this is not the case; OpenJade issues an 
>error if I
>state (* 1,2 13,5pt), and the correct spelling is (weird enough:)
>(* 1,2 13.5pt)
>Bug or feature? Or configurable?

I certainly remember having to keep the 
arithmetic apart from the pt characteristic when
doing similar things in jade from JC.

If the intent is to multiply 14 by 1 decimal 2
surely ( * 1.2 14 ) is right?

Regards, DaveP

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