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Incorrect comments about NaNs #7891

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vicuna opened this Issue Jan 2, 2019 · 0 comments

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vicuna commented Jan 2, 2019

Original bug ID: 7891
Reporter: sfuric
Status: new
Resolution: open
Priority: normal
Severity: minor
Version: 4.07.0
Category: documentation
Monitored by: @nojb @shindere @yakobowski

Bug description

Documentation of module Float is wrong regarding IEEE 754 evaluation rules. It says any arithmetic operation with nan as argument returns nan as result'' and Any floating-point operation with nan as argument returns nan as result'' which is wrong, as demonstrated by OCaml itself:
-8<-----------------------------------------
OCaml version 4.07.0

1.0 ** nan;;

  • : float = 1.

nan ** 0.0;;

  • : float = 1.

-8<-----------------------------------------

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