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Subject: Re: [boost] [endian] Some suggestions
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-12 10:51:19

Bjorn Reese wrote:

> While the interoperability problems surrounding NaN payloads are caused by
> serialization, ...

I'm not sure that this is true. If the sender and the receiver are both
IEEE, the serialization and the deserialization cannot be the source of
interoperability problems because they just transfer the bits from point A
to point B.

The same problems with NaN payloads should exist if the programmer uses a
hex float literal with the problematic NaN payload. No serialization in this

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