floating point verification using is?

"Jérôme M. Berger" jeberger at free.fr
Tue Dec 29 03:25:26 PST 2009

Don wrote:
> Steven Schveighoffer wrote:
>> That value should always be consistent.  There has to be a way to 
>> verify that the value was set properly.  Otherwise, how do you verify 
>> things
>> like communication protocols or expectations for runtime functions?
> I think that sending an uninitialized variable down a communication 
> channel is always a bug.
	Yes, it's a bug in the *sender*. However, the *receiver* should be 
able to handle the case gracefully (and stopping because of a 
signalling NaN is not "gracefully" :)

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