Darren Duncan wrote: > I was studying the synopsis today for how Perl 6 uses infinities, and among > the > 48 occurrences of "[|-|+]Inf" in the synopsis, I noticed that in some places > you > seemed to use "+Inf" to mean positive infinity and other places you just say > "Inf". > > So are there just 2 canonical infinity values, "-Inf" (negative infinity) and > "+Inf" (positive infinity) or is plain "Inf" a third one? Or is "Inf" the > same > value as "+Inf"?
Inf === +Inf, they are both the same, just like 2 === +2 > If "+Inf" and "Inf" are the same value, then I recommend just using one of > those > literals for all occurrences, for consistency. I agree with Carl here: depending on context both can make sense. Cheers, Moritz