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Date: 2002-05-05 (18:19)
From: John Max Skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] string_of_float less accurate than sprintf "%f" ?
David Chase wrote:

>If someone decides to do this, please contact me, I have
>a list of fixes necessary for correct compilation of fdlibm
>under Microsoft's incorrect C compilers.  Some ninny thought
>that the distributive law held true for machine FP, and they
>don't constant propagate "funny values" (NaN, -0) properly.
Best not label their compilers "incorrect" -- unless you can
quote the paragraph of the ISO C Standard that they violate :-)

John Max Skaller,
snail:10/1 Toxteth Rd, Glebe, NSW 2037, Australia.

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