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RaFaL Pocztarski
October 10, 2001 12:35
Re: NaN semantics
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Buddha Buck wrote:

> As someone else pointed out, the "e" notation is good for powers of
> 10.  How about a corresponding "b" notation for binary
> exponents?  4_294_967_296 == 4b30?

I really like that idea, it makes the floating point (scientific?)
notation symmetric and consistent with X/Xi SI prefixes.

- RaFaL Pocztarski,

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