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Re: [Bug-gsl] Potential Bugs?

From: Brian Gough
Subject: Re: [Bug-gsl] Potential Bugs?
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 21:47:29 +0100
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At Tue, 17 Aug 2010 21:38:19 +0100,
Brian Gough wrote:
> The overflow exception is a valid warning.  It's also a bug in the
> sense that it is avoidable (although the end result is correct, z=-1
> since 1/inf=0).  It would be better written as (32/y)/y.

Of course, apart from the extra factor of 2^5 that gives an underflow
instead but it's probably preferable to an overflow.

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