[Maxima] inf - inf
Raymond Toy (RT/EUS)
raymond.toy at ericsson.com
Mon Mar 31 07:59:02 CDT 2008
Barton Willis wrote:
> It's embarrassing, but we all know that Maxima does inf - inf --> 0.
> Here Maxima does inf - inf --> 0 in the course of computing a limit.
> What would happen to this limit problem if inf - inf --> und? Maybe
> the limit would still evaluate correctly, I don't know.
Quite a while ago, I started a branch to fix these issues. They mostly
work, but some (many?) of the tests in the testsuite fail because of
issues like this. At that point, I stopped working on the changes
because I couldn't figure out what the other code was supposed to do.
I suppose I can try to revive the code again and see what can be done
about these issues.
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