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Craig A. Berry
September 30, 2016 21:33
Re: vax-netbsd changes
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On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 2:32 PM, Father Chrysostomos <> wrote:
> Jarkko Hietaniemit wrote:
>> I'll try to take a look later today but in the
>> meantime if someone else has sudden bout of inspiration, go ahead
> Does the VAX floating point format have any unused bits that perl
> could use to implement inf and nan itself?

No, and even if it did, trying to use it would probably mean you'd get
thrown an exception the next time you performed an operation on your
bastardized number.

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