(j3.2006) reading 0x1.8000p+0
Thu Oct 4 14:22:21 EDT 2007
We ran across a floating point number in a file written by a C compiler
that looked like
Of course the Fortran compiler choked on this ("unexpected character in
But it looks like Fortran and C are not in current alignment on the form
of floating point numbers?
Given that we reference ISO/IEC 9899:1999 as the C International Standard,
and that we describe portable interoperation with stream files (e.g. 9.5.4)
this seems like something we should consider describing in a Note
or possibly even fixing.
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