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Re: Nitpick with FLOOR etc.



 | Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 14:14:55 -0400
 | From: Paul Schlie <schlie@xxxxxxxxxxx>
 | 
 | > From: Aubrey Jaffer <agj@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
 | > 
 | > If you eliminate unnormalized numbers, then the difference
 | > between all pairs of positive flonums having the most negative
 | > exponent is 0, which isn't right.
 | 
 | - Agreed it's not 0, but +/- 0.0, (i.e. the reciprocal of +/- Inf.0)

Then it is some new type of infinitesimal, because adding it to
numbers with the most negative exponent returns different numbers.