On Feb 17, 2006, at 11:14, Tom.Petch wrote:
Elsewhere - dictionaries, encyclopaedia, text books - I see it
defined so that when applied to a sequence of numbers, then each
number is not
less than its predecessor, so that
That's "non-decreasing". As far as I've ever heard (math classes as
well as CS), a monotonic increasing sequence is one where each
element is strictly greater than the previous element.
b) each number is an integer
Well, we deal with integers a lot...
Q1) Can anyone point me to an authoritative source that endorses
the RFC usage?
Actually, I'd be surprised to see sources for the other usage. The
first few hits on google support the strictly-greater definition....
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