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Re: reading NaNs

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Thomas Bushnell BSG scripsit:

> How about the user expects that, if he has requested an
> IEEE-conformant environment, he will get it?

Could you explain the concrete benefits of having a flonum system
available which is non-IIEEE?  (Fast execution on processors which
provide hardware flonums that are non-IEEE, now extremely rare, excepted.)

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