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Minus zero

From: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@icl.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 15:58:10 -0000
Message-ID: <93CB64052F94D211BC5D0010A800133101FDE8F2@wwmess3.bra01.icl.co.uk>
To: "'www-xpath-comments@w3.org'" <www-xpath-comments@w3.org>
I received no response to my message of 13 Dec 1999.

The message essentially asked: should "-0.0" be given the intuitive meaning,
which is negative zero, or should we follow what the spec actually says,
which is that "-" means subtraction, and therefore unary minus means
subtraction from zero, and therefore "-0.0" means positive zero?

Currently different products do this differently.

Mike Kay
Received on Monday, 10 January 2000 10:59:20 UTC

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