From: Pete Undecided (pete_undecided_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-12 15:23:39
> I am still not clear how best to provide a PORTABLE NaN test. Ideas
> Should NaN testing be the subject of a separate BOOST /Standard work?
> (It SHOULD be very widely used? But isn't because it doesn't work well?)
How about having a seperate low-level fp library similar to the boost
integer library. This could define IEEE_single, IEEE_double, IEEE_extended
as well as providing portable versions of is_nan(), is_infinity().
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