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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 0**0

by scain (Curate)
on Jan 16, 2003 at 18:37 UTC ( #227450=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Re: Re: 0**0
in thread 0**0

Yes, I was somewhat disturbed by what Abigail-II reported for Perl 4; one would hope for consistency. I assume you've looked in the Perl source code to see how it evaluates 0**0? I would guess that it uses the operating system's math tools. I guess you are going to have to check for zeroes anyway, and set the value as an exception to be safe. Ugly, but it should work.

Scott
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 0**0
by Juerd (Abbot) on Jan 16, 2003 at 19:59 UTC

    I assume you've looked in the Perl source code to see how it evaluates 0**0?

    Not really. I don't know C and Perl's source looks like a sendmail configuration file to me. :))

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