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Aubrey Jaffer wrote:
Hmm... "Concrete Mathematics" p.162 (R. Graham, D. Knuth, O. Patashnik) argues that 0^0=1 for the sake of the binomial theorem. I will change SRFI-70 to return 1 for 0^0.
Other reasons for setting 0^0=1 can be found in the Math FAQ. <http://db.uwaterloo.ca/~alopez-o/math-faq/node40.html#SECTION00530000000000000000> PS: You got a love the quote on the front page: "Graphic Browsers such as Mosaic or Netscape should browse the Table of Contents." <http://db.uwaterloo.ca/~alopez-o/math-faq/math-faq.html> -- Jens Axel Søgaard