"applications must take care not to overflow the exponent"
Bruce M. Axtens
bruce.axtens at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 08:44:43 CET 2009
The manual says, "mpf functions and variables have no special notion of
infinity or not-a-number, and applications must take care not to
overflow the exponent or results will be unpredictable. This might
change in a future release."
From a reactive point of view, how does one tell if one has overflowed
the exponent? Or, from the proactive, how can one tell if exponent
overflow is likely?
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