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| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2005 21:48:52 -0400 | From: Paul Schlie <schlie@xxxxxxxxxxx> | | > From: Aubrey Jaffer <agj@xxxxxxxxxxxx> | > | From: Paul Schlie <schlie@xxxxxxxxxxx> | > | | > | - I still don't understand how it's acceptable for (/ 1/-0.0) | > | => 0.0, as it seems neither necessary, nor desirable to | > | propagate IEEE-754 mistake. | > | > (limit / -/0. -1.0e222) ==> 0.0 | | - which is only the case as you don't differentiate between -0.0 | and +0.0; The `limit' procedure does not call `/' at the limit point. Its last call to `+' generating the return value is (+ 999.9999999999999e-225 -999.9999999999999e-225) ==> 0.0