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// (C) Copyright 2007-2009 Andrew Sutton
// Use, modification and distribution are subject to the
// Boost Software License, Version 1.0 (See accompanying file
// LICENSE_1_0.txt or


#include <limits>

namespace boost

    template <> struct numeric_values< type >               \
    {                                                       \
        typedef type value_type;                            \
        static type zero() { return 0.0; }                  \
        static type infinity()                              \
        {                                                   \
            return std::numeric_limits< type >::infinity(); \
        }                                                   \

 * This generic type reports various numeric values for some type. In the
 * general case, numeric values simply treat their maximum value as infinity
 * and the default-constructed value as 0.
 * Specializations of this template can redefine the notions of zero and
 * infinity for various types. For example, the class is specialized for
 * floating point types to use the built in notion of infinity.
template < typename T > struct numeric_values
    typedef T value_type;

    static T zero() { return T(); }

    static T infinity() { return (std::numeric_limits< T >::max)(); }

// Specializations for floating point types refer to 0.0 and their infinity
// value defined by numeric_limits.