Re: Limit bug in Calculus\Limit ???
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- Subject: [mg8534] Re: [mg8488] Limit bug in Calculus\Limit ???
- From: George Woodrow III <georgeVW3 at worldnet.att.net>
- Date: Thu, 4 Sep 1997 02:20:42 -0400
- Organization: AT&T
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
I looked at the Limit.m source. It describes itself as a development version. Possibly, it was not meant to be used. Obviously, this answer is wrong. I get the same result with MMA 3.0.1 on a PowerMac. George V. Woodrow III Lars A. Stole wrote: > > 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 > 3.0. > > The following command > > Limit[E^(2/y),y->0] > > 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 > access? > > Thanks.