[BUGLET] in Float>raisedTo:
Jarvis, Robert P.
Jarvisb at timken.com
Mon Feb 22 19:09:29 UTC 1999
Yes, that was my dilemma when I first thought about this. The sci.math FAQ
answer points out that x^0 is relatively important mathematically, while 0^x
is relatively unimportant. It's an interesting read, and makes a reasoned
argument for 0^0 = 1.
The Timken Company
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dick Karpinski [SMTP:dick at cfcl.com]
> Sent: Monday, February 22, 1999 1:50 PM
> To: squeak at cs.uiuc.edu
> Subject: RE: RE: RE: [BUGLET] in Float>raisedTo:
> Yes, the obvious value of 0^0 depends on how you get there. From,
> for example 2^0, 1^0 you get 1, but from 0^2, 0^1 you get 0.
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