Help me understand infinity

Martin Koob mkoob at
Thu Jul 30 20:28:09 EDT 2020

I thought that this was already released in LC 9.0.5

I  sure what the use case is for infinity never mind ‘beyond’.


> On Jul 29, 2020, at 1:57 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> In the v9.6.1RC1 Release Notes there's this:
>   Infinity constant
>   The constant infinity has been added to the language in this release.
>   As a result, theunquoted literal infinity is now reserved. Any
>   existing uses of it should be quoted, as otherwiseit will resolve to
>   the floating point value representing infinity, rather than the
>   string "infinity".
> What is the use-case prompting this?
> -- 
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Systems
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