Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#407 closed defect (fixed)

Dividing exact 0 by an inexact number

Reported by: cowan Owned by: cowan
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: WG1 - Core Keywords:


This proposal allows (/ 0 x), where x is an inexact number, to return an exact value. Currently only Racket, Gambit, TinyScheme, Sizzle, Spark do this; see Zero for details.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by cowan

  • Status changed from new to decided

WG1 voted to require (/ 0 +nan.0) => +nan.0, but otherwise to allow (not require) (/ 0 x) => 0.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by cowan

  • Owner changed from alexshinn to cowan
  • Status changed from decided to writing

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by cowan

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from writing to closed
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