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Re: More /.{I->-1} craziness

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  • Subject: [mg106526] Re: More /.{I->-1} craziness
  • From: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 03:20:13 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • References: <200912300915.EAA17299@smc.vnet.net> <hhhmkr$o7g$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <hhhmkr$o7g$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote:

> To my mind, the only possible surprise here -- simply because I never 
> looked at it before, concerns -Infinity.  But anything concerning 
> infinite quantities is bound to be so special that nothing about 
> handling of Infinity would really surprise me.

Agreed -- I'd also be extremely cautious in that limit.  But I behaving 
differently (AFAIK) from every other single-character symbol in the 
alphabet?  (esp. E and Pi)


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