[Gambas-user] Infinities and division

Benoit Minisini benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
Tue Nov 29 20:37:19 CET 2022

Le 29/11/2022 à 19:52, Jussi Lahtinen a écrit :
> ... also this would be consistent with not allowing divide by zero 
> (which would be kinda x / 0 = infinity).
> And furthermore this would prevent illogical things like:
> If infinite / 1 = infinite / 2 Then Print "Yes, 1 is totally equal to 2."

Mmm. Yes, you're right.

It's better to raise an error as soon as we see an infinite, even if 
this is not how the CPU floating point works.

If someone want to play with non-standard analysis, it's not a good idea 
to rely on standard CPU floating points.


Benoît Minisini.

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