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Limit bug in Calculus\Limit ???

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  • Subject: [mg8488] Limit bug in Calculus\Limit ???
  • From: lars at (Lars A. Stole)
  • Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 16:15:30 -0400
  • Organization: University of Chicago -- Academic Computing Services
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

I am using Mma 3.0 on a NextStep 3.3 PentiumPro Intel machine;  I 
have also successfully reproduced the problem on a Sparc running Mma 

The following command


returns the correct answer "infinity" when the Calculus`Limit` 
package IS NOT loaded.  When the Limit package IS_loaded (which I had 
thought meant even more functionality), I incorrectly obtain "0" as 
the answer.

Why is the Limit.m generating an incorrect answer?  Is this a known 
bug?  And if so, is there a list of known bugs that a user can 


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