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From:
Jarkko Hietaniemi
Date:
December 29, 2016 23:42
Subject:
Re: [perl #130423] DBL_MAX (and the like) not parsed
Message ID:
1a7662e8-3191-4e3c-4299-674a132b55fd@iki.fi
On Thursday-201612-29 17:01, Sisyphus via RT wrote:
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jarkko Hietaniemi (via RT)
> Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2016 1:48 AM
> To: bugs-bitbucket@rt.perl.org
> Subject: [perl #130423] DBL_MAX (and the like) not parsed
>
> ...
>> y1 = Inf
>
> This could simply be that well known "off by one ulp" bug that afflicts
> perl, couldn't it ?

Possibly.  Could be.  I've purposefully avoided looking at that problem 
because I'd rather spend time getting the gdtoa integrated than try fix
whatever homegrown we have now.

> Cheers,
> Rob
>
>
>


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