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Subject: Re: [boost] [endian] Some suggestions
From: Bjorn Reese (breese_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-10 12:10:39

On 04/10/2016 03:18 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:

> The problem isn't when storing into the char buffer, but later on a
> different machine or compiler when the char buffer has to be converted to a
> float type.

Another problem related to the above is that the NaN payload is
implementation-defined, so even if the exact bit-pattern is preserved,
programs compiled with different compilers may interpret the payload

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