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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-01 05:03:08

>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Johan Råde
>Sent: 01 May 2008 06:25
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] [Math/nextafter] A question of naming functions...
>John Maddock wrote:
>> Feel free to work your bit twiddling magic on these :-)
>I will *not* do that.
>Actually, I'm *not* at all interested in floating point arithmetic.
>I wrote the floating point classification functions
>for one reason only: I needed them.
>The native fp classification functions on MSVC 7.1 do not handle
>single precision floating point numbers correctly,
>so I had to put together my own.

And we all thought that bit twiddling was your idea of Having a Really Good Time :-))

Which makes us all the more grateful to you for having done it :-)


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