[Haskell-cafe] Re: 0/0 > 1 == False
droundy at darcs.net
Thu Jan 10 15:27:25 EST 2008
On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 09:24:34PM +0100, Achim Schneider wrote:
> John Meacham <john at repetae.net> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 11:17:18AM +0200, Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> > > The special case of 1/0 is less clear, though. One might
> > > decide that it should be an error rather than NaN, as some
> > > languages have.
> > It is neither,
> > 1/0 = Infinity
> > -1/0 = -Infinity
> Just out of curiosity:
> 1/-0 = -Infinity?
> -1/-0 = Infinity?
Yes. (You could have tried this for yourself, you know... but I suppose
haskell-cafe isn't a bad interactive Haskell interpreter, perhaps more user
friendly than ghci.)
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Oregon State University
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