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From: Richard Hadsell (hadsell_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-18 10:08:25

Paul A Bristow wrote:

>But a NaN is a NaN, whatever the sign, only the exponent field determines
>NaN-ness AFAIK.
>Apart from sign there are also lots of significand bits whose meaning is
>officially undefined.
The exponent field is all 1's, just like infinity, but the mantissa
field has at least one 1 bit. All 0's in the mantissa would be infinity.

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