(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.5350) From a colleague

Keith Bierman khbkhb
Mon Oct 27 19:58:31 EDT 2014

Utilities to automatically translate the arithmetic IF used to be common. 

What *should* an IEEE processor do when IF(expr) evaluates as NaN anyway?

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> On Oct 27, 2014, at 4:55 PM, Van Snyder <Van.Snyder at jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2014-10-27 at 21:17 +0000, Bill Long wrote:
>> Well, I guess that is what ?support was discontinued? implies.
>> Especially when it was 18 years ago.   I assume development of the
>> code stopped many years before support was discontinued.  By the 90?s
>> there were way better control constructs available.
> And with "support discontinued," how do you revise the code?  Put the
> burden on the users of the formerly-supported code, I guess.
> Discontinuing support was penny wise and pound foolish.  Three FTE, as
> opposed to 600 people randomly fiddling with their private copies.
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