[Ecls-list] Bug in ~G FORMAT?

Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll lisp at arrakis.es
Wed Mar 16 05:28:25 UTC 2005

Goffioul Michael wrote:

>>(format t "~G" most-positive-long-float)
>Not a number.
>Broken at FORMAT.
>Is this a bug?
Yes. I have fixed it. The problem was that (EXPT 10.0l0 308) failed 
since the routine computed too many powers and in particular 10^512, 
which was afterwards discarded.


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