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16397 Symbolic cmp vbraun "In the symbolic ring, cmp implements the print comparison which is probably not what you envisioned:
{{{
sage: cmp(1, sqrt(2)) # mathematically correct, uses rich comparison
-1
sage: cmp(SR(1), sqrt(2)) # unexpectedly, you get the print sort order
1
}}}" defect new major sage-6.3 symbolics N/A