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Re: reading NaNs

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Per Bothner wrote:
Well, it seems logical to generalize "+nan.0" to "+nan.NNNNN".

Perhaps, but once you have a read/write syntax that allows you to specify the specific bit pattern you need to consider (a) how to specify the precision and (b) if and how to specify a nan without specifying the bit patterns.


Dr Alan Watson
Centro de Radioastronomía y Astrofísica
Universidad Astronómico Nacional de México