Date: Tue, 18 Jun 96 18:14:20 +0200 Message-Id: <9606181614.AA27157@> From: Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> To: pgilbert@bank-banque-canada.ca In-Reply-To: <96Jun18.104850edt.29449@mailgate.bank-banque-canada.ca> Subject: R-alpha: Re: Inf -- more generally 'IEEE arithmetic' Somewhere hidden in the doc, the R authors say that they did NOT implement IEEE arithmetic, ie, there are no NaN Inf -Inf just NA (as in 'old-S'). I actually would quite like to see those extras, probably one reason it's missing is "platform independence", I wounder however on which platform IEEE arithmetic is NOT implemented... =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- r-testers mailing list -- To (un)subscribe, send subscribe or unsubscribe (in the "body", not the subject !) To: r-testers-request@stat.math.ethz.ch =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-