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Re: Nitpick with FLOOR etc.
| 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