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**Subject**: **Re: Native Complex numbers for LuaJIT-2 [was Re: Benchmark shootout shows LuaJIT 2.0]**
**From**: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
**Date**: Tue, 3 Nov 2009 08:13:29 +0200

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 2:15 AM, Wesley Smith <wesley.hoke@gmail.com> wrote:
> Signal processing. Quantum physics. Geometric Algebra-y computations.
In physics, real numbers are a special case of complex numbers ;)
Which is one reason why Fortran still has such a strong following
among the number-crunching fraternity, apart from it being easier to
optimize than C.