[rrd-users] Re: Quick RPN question... (Square root in RPN?)

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Mon Jun 9 13:28:42 MEST 2003

On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 11:07:40AM +0100, Simon Mullis wrote:
> Hello all,
> Am I right in thinking there is no easy way to do a square root in RPN?

Isn't a square root the same as exp(log(x)/2) ?


Not sure,never tried it, just try it yourself.

Much of what looks like rudeness in hacker circles is not intended to give
offence. Rather, it's the product of the direct, cut-through-the-bullshit
communications style that is natural to people who are more concerned about
solving problems than making others feel warm and fuzzy.


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