Implementations should be permitted to distinguish 0.0 from -0.0 in accordance with IEEE 754. 0.0 and -0.0 should be the same to = and friends, but should be distinguishable by eqv?.

Mathematically, negative inexact zero represents a number greater than the largest representable negative inexact number and less than or equal to 0. This is different from positive inexact zero, which represents a number greater than or equal to 0 and less than the smallest representable positive inexact number.

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WG1 accepted this proposal.