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Re: reading NaNs

Taylor Campbell wrote:
Why is this not equally applicable to IEEE flonum arithmetic?

It is. I want all inexacts to be pushed off into the library.

But if inexacts are going to be part of the core, they should be IEEE double precision flonums, because these have the best balance of performance, availability, and well-defined semantions.


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