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Subject: Re: [office-formula] Formula Terminology

On Wed, 2010-01-13 at 17:29 -0500, robert_weir@us.ibm.com wrote:
> 2) What happens if the constraints are violated?
> Compare to RATE():
>  If Nper is 0 or less than 0, the result is an error.
> Do we really mean to say that constraint violations are errors in some 
> functions, but not in others?

please see  5.2: "If a constraint is not met, the function/operator
should return an Error unless otherwise noted." This issue comes up
again and again. I guess that is the drawback of mentioning common
properties and behaviour only once!

Andreas J. Guelzow, PhD, FTICA
Mathematical & Computing Sciences
Concordia University College of Alberta

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