> Robert Covington wrote: > Why can't you just have it so: > X / Y is an integer divide and X \ Y is a floating divide, no pref > needed. > > Because there are times when I need an integer divide for speed or > just need an int resulting, and times when I need a floating, for > accuracy, and need not lose things due to rounding. That's fine... I'm forcing floating divide using \ as R.C. does. X/Y ALWAYS means integer divide X\Y ALWAYS means foating divide It's also easier to read Paolo C.