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Re^4: Incrementing "Infinity" bug

by LanX (Archbishop)
on Mar 25, 2013 at 16:49 UTC ( #1025347=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Incrementing "Infinity" bug
in thread Incrementing "Infinity" bug

I suppose these numbers reflect some flags?

something like:

2^3 for negative

2^2 for special value

2^4 for infinity

couldn't find explanation in the docs.

> decided they all looked somewhat flakey,

agreed, but shouldn't we try to fix it.

Don't you think the algorithm I used is a valid use case? (non-reachable integer)

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

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