|Bill Allombert on Thu, 27 Oct 2022 22:45:46 +0200|
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|Re: binomial coefficient with negative args|
On Wed, Oct 26, 2022 at 02:54:47PM -0400, Max Alekseyev wrote: > I worry that this extension is not consistent with the definition of > binomial(n,k) as the coefficient of x^k in (1+x)^n. > According to this definition it should be zero for k < 0. > I'd vote for the discussed extension being made optional and turned off by > default. I agree that this has this change has the potential of breaking existing gp scripts in a non-obvious way. Cheers, Bill.