When is min(a, b) != min(b, a)?

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Mon Jan 21 17:17:58 CET 2008

On 2008-01-21, Jason <tenax.raccoon at gmail.com> wrote:

> Infinite values are also problematic.  In almost all cases, it is far
> better to avoid infinite and NaN values.

In many applications (e.g. process control) propogating NaN
values are way too useful to avoid.  Avoiding NaN would make a
lot of code far more complicated than would using them.

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