Topic: real numbers and floating point numbers
Topic: failure returning functions and expressions
Topic: infinity and infinitesimal
Topic: unbounded precision
Topic: code optimization
 
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The Standard Apple Numerics Environment (SANE) is the … [p. xxv, Apple] The core features of SANE are … taken from IEEE Standard 754 for binary floatingpoint … [p. 219] Much of the Standard Apple Numerics Environment … can be provided … through a runtime library. However, to use extendedprecision … required. … [p. 222] In IEEE Standard arithmetic, the result of … [p. 223] Infinities are written as []INF and NaNs … [] … Optimizing compilers should not rearrange the order of … … [p. 234] The numeric environment contains rounding direction, rounding … [p. 280] No SANE operation creates signaling NaNs. …
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Quote: SANE supports extended precision, NaNs, Infinities, unordered comparisons, rounding, and floating point exceptions; no signaling NaNs
 Quote: an optimizer should not rearrange the order of floatingpoint evaluation in any way that changes the computed value or side effects

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