From: Guy Steele (Guy.Steele@Sun.COM)
Date: Tue Nov 08 2005 - 18:47:34 CST
On Nov 8, 2005, at 6:59 PM, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> From: "Hans Aberg" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> What about U+0000, a non-positive value? :-)
> A positive value too. Zero is both negative and positive.
That is not the mathematically conventional use of those terms;
rather, zero is neither negative nor positive. That is why we use the
terms nonnegative (to mean "zero or positive") and nonpositive
(to mean "zero or negative").
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