On Mon Feb 02 2015 at 4:52:49 PM Chris Barker firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 7:27 AM, Thomas Güttler < email@example.com> wrote:
Well, inf is supported in floats because it is supported in the native machine double.
There's also the appeal to mathematics: integers and infinities are mutually exclusive.
By contrast, floats aren't numbers (by most definitions) to begin with, so there's no axiomatic basis to worry about breaking.