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Re: Are these bugs fixed in Mathematica 8 ?

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  • Subject: [mg114604] Re: Are these bugs fixed in Mathematica 8 ?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 02:28:53 -0500 (EST)

The result I reported was with Mathematica 8.0.0 released version under 
Windows XP, 32-bit. Aside from the result of True, there is also an 
Overflow error message.

On 12/9/2010 6:02 AM, Andrzej Kozlowski wrote:
> On 8 Dec 2010, at 12:40, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
>
>>>
>>> In[16]:== 10^80000<   Exp[1.5*^-323228465]
>>>
>>> Out[16]== True
>>
>>        (* Mathematica 8: same result *)
>
> Hmm...I get:
>
> In[12]:== 10^80000<Exp[1.5*^-323228465]
> During evaluation of In[12]:== General::unfl: Underflow occurred in computation.>>
> Out[12]== False
>
> but mine is still a pre-release version of 8
>
> In[13]:== $Version
> Out[13]== 8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (September 10, 2010)
>
> Andrzej Kozlowski
>

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