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Aubrey Jaffer scripsit: > SRFI-77 states: > > This SRFI regards +nan.0 as a real number whose value is so > indeterminate that it might represent any real number within the > closed interval [-inf.0,+inf.0]. Thanks for pointing this out. The SRFI is of course wrong: the paradigm case of +nan.0 is (/ 0.0 0.0), and the value of this is not any of the real numbers. -- John Cowan www.reutershealth.com www.ccil.org/~cowan jcowan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Arise, you prisoners of Windows / Arise, you slaves of Redmond, Wash, The day and hour soon are coming / When all the IT folks say "Gosh!" It isn't from a clever lawsuit / That Windowsland will finally fall, But thousands writing open source code / Like mice who nibble through a wall. --The Linux-nationale by Greg Baker