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Re: reading NaNs
Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk <qrczak@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> You could turn on a special "track source on NaNs" feature, which
>> squirrels away, say, a complete stack record (or something less
>> perhaps, depending on what you ask for), and then every NaN generated
>> now gets tagged with a *very* nice handle for debugging.
> This can be done by changing the implementation of arithmetic to
> produce those special values with traces *instead* of regular NaNs.
> There is no need to change the semantics of IEEE NaNs.
Who said anything about changing the semantics of IEEE NaNs?