Fri, 26 Oct 90 01:06:47 PDT

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[3 earlier articles] |

Re: IEEE 754 vs Fortran arithmetic tim@ksr.com (Tim Peters) (1990-10-24) |

Re: IEEE 754 vs Fortran arithmetic dik@cwi.nl (1990-10-25) |

Re: IEEE 754 vs Fortran arithmetic wsb@eng.Sun.COM (1990-10-25) |

Re: IEEE 754 vs Fortran arithmetic eggert@twinsun.com (1990-10-25) |

Re: IEEE 754 vs Fortran arithmetic wsb@eng.Sun.COM (1990-10-25) |

Re: IEEE 754 vs Fortran arithmetic sjc@key.COM (1990-10-26) |

Re: IEEE 754 vs Fortran arithmetic diamond@tkov50.enet.dec.com (1990-10-15) |

Re: IEEE 754 vs Fortran arithmetic tim@ksr.com (Tim Peters) (1990-10-27) |

Re: IEEE 754 vs Fortran arithmetic bsy+@CS.CMU.EDU (Bennet Yee) (1990-10-28) |

Re: IEEE 754 vs Fortran arithmetic mcohen@amsaa-seer.brl.mil (Marty Cohen) (1990-10-30) |

Newsgroups: | comp.compilers,comp.lang.fortran |

From: | diamond@tkov50.enet.dec.com (diamond@tkovoa) |

Keywords: | Fortran |

Organization: | Digital Equipment Corporation Japan , Tokyo |

References: | <9010230628.AA22160@admin.ogi.edu> <1990Oct24.162529.20452@zoo.toronto.edu> <1990Oct25.010604.4796@twinsun.com> |

Date: | Fri, 26 Oct 90 01:06:47 PDT |

Bogus: | In article <1990Oct25.010604.4796@twinsun.com> eggert@twinsun.com (Paul Eggert) writes: |

Bogus: | >ANSI X3.9-1978 says that -0.0 and +0.0 must print the same way. IEEE 754-1985 |

Bogus: | >says that -0.0 and +0.0 are distinct, and that printing any number and reading |

Bogus: | >it back in must yield the original number if the proper precision is used. |

Bogus: | Unfortunately, it is possible. For example, "proper precision" could be |

Bogus: | specified as leaving room for +0.0 to print as 0.0 while -0.0 prints as |

Bogus: | (I can hardly type it) |

Bogus: | 00.0 |

Bogus: | (oh I feel ill). |

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Bogus: | Norman Diamond, Nihon DEC diamond@tkov50.enet.dec.com (tkou02 is scheduled for demolition) |

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