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Re: expt weirdness in floatfns.c

From: Thien-Thi Nguyen
Subject: Re: expt weirdness in floatfns.c
Date: 06 Aug 2005 20:49:57 -0400
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Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden> writes:

> I basically agree with your change, but your comment looks confusing:
>       && INTEGERP (arg2)   /* don't promote, if both are ints, and */
>       && 0 <= XINT (arg2)) /* we are not computing the -ARG2 root */
> root?  Are you confusing with `(expt 2 0.5)'?  Should the second line
> not simply be:  /* ARG2 is nonnegative */ ?

you're right (i was confused; "root" is the wrong word).
thanks for pointing this out.


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