[racket] Multiplying by 0

From: Joe Marshall (jmarshall at alum.mit.edu)
Date: Mon Feb 14 17:01:57 EST 2011

My point was that inexactness leads to a lot of nasty incoherence.

But in the spirit of asking naive questions...

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> No, it's not a bug.  Since 1e100 is an inexact number, there's
> uncertainty about the minimum of those two numbers,

So could a conforming implementation return 1e100 as the answer?
(min 0 1e100) => 1e100


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