[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.

Bob Jarvis
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.
> Dick

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