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'[PIC]: Does Hitech PIC C floating point support Na'
> p.s. Is it called 'NaN' because multiplying a mantissa by Infinity is
> indicating a bug?
NaN means 'not a number'. It is often used as the value of 'unititialized'
variables and as the result of 'illegal' function calls like sqrt(-1). Any
operation involving a NaN as an argument is supposed to return a NaN. This
allows you to perform a whole chain of computations and then check the final
result to see if anything 'bad' happened.
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