[Haskell-cafe] How odd...

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Sat Aug 4 12:16:48 EDT 2007

Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> Haskell doesn't know much about infinity, but Haskell implementations 
> are allowed to use IEEE floating point which has infinity.
> And to get things right, there needs to be a few changes to the 
> library to do the right thing for certain numbers, this is not news.  
> In fact I filed a bug report a while back about it.

It's news to me that the IEEE floating point standard defines infinity. 
(NaN I knew about...)

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