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RE: Clarification on Double/Float

From: Arnold, Curt <Curt.Arnold@hyprotech.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2002 18:16:24 -0700
Message-ID: <70E215722F6AD511820A000103D141D40AA7F8@thor.aeathtl.com>
To: "'peiyongz@ca.ibm.com'" <peiyongz@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: "'xmlschema-dev@w3.org'" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
I'm not an IEEE 754 guru, but there not a concept of a "normal" zero in IEEE
754, there are only positive and negative zero.  There are both special
values since they are not represented in the same manner as normal floating
point numbers which are represented by a non-zero integer times a power of
2.
Received on Friday, 1 March 2002 20:15:44 GMT

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