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Re: handling NaN

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: handling NaN
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2002 14:28:43 -0500

On  8-Aug-2002, Paul Kienzle <address@hidden> wrote:

| Since we don't have integers, we don't need NA_INTEGER.  The only
| compelling reason I can see for adding integers would be if they 
| were 8 bit integers so that we use them to represent large images.

But it might be useful to support the data types that Matlab has
{u,}int{8,16,32} both for compatibility and to save storage for things
that have limited range.  But I think Octave should convert these
objects to double precision to do numeric operations.


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