embray at stsci.edu
Mon Nov 30 09:00:33 EST 2015
On 11/26/2015 04:28 PM, Paul Kuin wrote:
> I was reading in a fits binary table.
> Some fields have defined TNULL??=-2147483648, while TFORM?? = 'J '
> If I display the variable, it shows -2147483648, while it should be set to Nan,
> or blank, I think.
> Is that a bug or a feature?
Looks to be a bug, more or less. I only recently implemented working(?) support
for the BLANK keyword in image arrays . Proper support for TNULL would
involve applying the same work to table columns, which should be
straightforward. I think just nobody's ever asked.
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