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From: Martin Bonner (martin.bonner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-18 07:50:16

----Original Message----
From: troy d. straszheim [mailto:troy_at_[hidden]]
Sent: 18 November 2005 11:41
> But floats and doubles are no problem. They have the same size and
> layout whereever you are, and since you're just flipping bytes and
> writing/loading binary, you don't have to worry about NaN or inf or
> any of that, the archive remains blissfully ignorant.

IBM format?
VAX floating point? (Not forgetting that the VAX had TWO 64-bit floating
point types :-)

Martin Bonner
Pi Technology, Milton Hall, Ely Road, Milton, Cambridge, CB4 6WZ,
ENGLAND Tel: +44 (0)1223 441434

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