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Answer: How do I create/detect/handle Infinity?

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Jul 24, 2009 at 18:21 UTC ( #783074=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > math > How do I create/detect/handle Infinity? - Answer contributed by moritz

I think in Perl 5 this is platform specific, so I'll rather give the Perl 6 answer:
my $num = Inf; given $num { say "+Inf" when Inf; say "-Inf" when -Inf; say "NaN" when NaN; }

Works in Rakudo today.

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