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Re: bignum branch

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: bignum branch
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:19:38 -0600
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>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

Paul> NaNs never compare numerically equal to, less than, or greater than any
Paul> other floating-point value, even other NaNs. This is part of the IEEE
Paul> standard.

This part I get.

Paul> min and max propagate any NaNs they find.

This part I don't understand, since my mental mode of min/max is that
they are iteratively applying < or >

Anyway, it's fine with me, thanks for answering.  Maybe the min/max
behavior should be documented.


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