[R6RS] NaNs and infinities

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Mar 8 13:35:02 EST 2006

dyb at cs.indiana.edu writes:

>> Good question.  If we were to allow implementations to
>> raise an exception in all circumstances that would result
>> in an infinity or NaN with IEEE-754 arithmetic, and allow
>> them to raise an exception when they see any of the external
>> representations +inf.0, -inf.0, +nan.0, -nan.0, nan.0,
>> then we could write a much tighter spec that requires IEEE
>> behavior for infinities and NaNs.  I like that.
> Me too, in case I didn't already make that clear.

Me too.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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